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Third and fourth year podiatry students are eligible to rotate to JFK Medical Center on a monthly basis. Students from all schools of podiatric medicine may participate. Externs work closely with the residents, observing and learning the Foot & Ankle Residency Training Program protocols, attending academic meetings and workshops, and scrubbing for a multitude of surgical cases. Meals (while in the hospital) and housing are provided at no charge but is subject availability. To apply for an externship, the following paperwork must be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • NBPME Part I scores
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Podiatry school transcripts

Please forward all paperwork to:

Diane S. Fitz, Manager
Office of Graduate Medical Education
JFK Medical Center
5301 South Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462

Phone: (561) 548-1273
Fax: (561) 548-1254