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Curriculum

Academic and Conference Schedule

Weekly Thursday meetings with Residency Teaching Faculty feature the following, on a rotating basis.

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Grand Rounds
  • Lecture Series: resident and attending physicians
  • Cadaver Dissection – Surgical Skills Lab
  • Journal Article Review
  • Book Review
  • Panel discussion on selected topics

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Program Curriculum

First Year

  • Podiatric Surgery 14 weeks
  • Radiology/MRI 4 weeks
  • Internal Medicine/University of Miami IM program 6 Weeks
  • Anesthesia 4 weeks
  • Rheumatology 4 weeks
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine 4 weeks
  • Emergency Medicine 4 weeks concurrent 52 weeks ongoing
  • Orthopedic Surgery 4 weeks
  • Pathology/Clinical Lab 2 weeks
  • General/Vascular Surgery University of Miami General Surgery program 4 weeks
  • Wound Care 2 weeks
  • Continuity/Resident Clinics 4 hours/week 52 weeks

Second Year

  • Podiatric Surgery 36 weeks
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 4 weeks
  • Pharmacology/Infectious Disease 4 weeks
  • Biomechanics 2 weeks
  • Foot and Ankle Imaging/MRI 2 weeks Dr. Dan Williamson
  • Dr. Dror Paley, Deformity correction and Limb Lengthening Clinics St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery: Office and Surgical Clinics, Jorge Acevedo MD
  • Continuity Clinics 4 hour /week 52 weeks

Third Year

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 4 weeks
  • Dermatology 2 weeks Dr. Dror Paley, limb lengthening and deformity correction fellowship, St. Mary’s Hospital. 3 months
  • Behavioral Science 2 weeks
  • Continuity clinics 4 hours/week 52 weeks

** Electives can be done during the podiatric surgical months