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Residency Corner

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Jeffery Alexander, DPM, FACFAS and Christopher F. Hyer, DPM, MS, FACFAS

How are residency directors and administrators handling the COVID-19 outbreak with respect to maintaining residency education standards? Three residency directors share their insights and observations on the influence of technology, alternative…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Elizabeth Ansert, DPM, Ulyana Kulish, DPM, MS and Spruha Magodia, DPM

The COVID-19 outbreak hit the health care community especially hard and residents are no exception. With this in mind, these resident panelists share their experiences in this unprecedented time, including how their programs are adjusting, their…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS and William Urbas, DPM, FACFAS

Sharing their thoughts on the transition of podiatry college students into residency, these residency program directors offer advice on academic, personal, logistical and mental preparations the newly-matched student can pursue before he or she…

Panelists: Joe Altepeter, DPM, Sahab K. Danesh, DPM and Nicole Zahn, DPM, MS Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

As parity with MD and DO colleagues becomes increasingly important, these second-year resident panelists discuss their experiences with non-podiatric rotations and their associated challenges and triumphs. Additionally, they share advice for…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: J. Randolph Clements, DPM, FACFAS and William Urbas, DPM, FACFAS
Q: Does your residency program include any training in the areas of practice management, billing or coding? If so, please describe the formal or informal experiences your residents may gain in these areas.

Both David Bernstein…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Jacob Carmichael, DPM, Matt Lining, DPM, and Sandy Nguyen, DPM

The panelists discuss the high and low points of their first-year experience, reveal lessons learned and share advice they have for incoming residents.

Panelists: Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS, Sabrina Minhas, DPM, DABPM, Caitlin Zarick, DPM Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

The panelists discuss how they use information provided by both internal and external evaluations of their residency programs, and how they integrate attending and residents into the process.

Panelists: Catlea Gorman, DPM, Wesley Jackson, DPM, and Heather Schaefbauer, DPM Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

Third-year residents discuss juggling future requirements for practice, what they’re focusing on in current rotations and reflect on their residency experience.

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As you start your last months of your residency program, what are the…

Panelists: Keith Cook, DPM, FACFAS, Craig Clifford, DPM, MHA, FACFAS, FACFAOM, Carmina Quiroga, DPM, FACFAS, William Urbas, DPM, FACFAS, and H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS; Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

After completing the interview and ranking process, these residency directors discuss how they narrow down their choices for joining the residency program while keeping the relevant rules in mind.

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Now that you have completed your…

Panelists: Tayyaba Hasan, DPM, Wesley Jackson, DPM, and Melissa Rossi, DPM; Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

These residents discuss what they plan to do after residency, how residency directors have helped them find job opportunities and what kind of insights they have received on contract negotiation.

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