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Residency Training

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Jacob Carmichael, DPM, Matthew Lining, DPM and Mena Shafiek, DPM

Here senior residents provide salient insights into the unique challenges of navigating the post-residency job search and planning for life after residency in the midst of a global pandemic. 

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Alan MacGill, DPM, FACFAS and Michael Piccarelli, DPM, FACFAS

Seasoned residency directors discuss time management challenges and essential communication skills for first-year residents, a shift toward elective reconstruction and trauma procedures in the second year, and the progression of technical skills…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Priyanka Begur, DPM, Donald Cohen, DPM, Matthew Modugno, DPM and Ellen Roberts, DPM

It is an honor during residency training to serve as chief resident but what does that experience look like at different programs throughout the nation? Panelists discuss the duties, benefits and drawbacks of taking on that leadership role.

By Rami Bastaneh, DPM

In January, fourth-year podiatric medical students traveled to Frisco, Texas for their long-awaited residency interviews. For students, the Centralized Residency Interview Process (CRIP) marks the culmination of a life-changing journey filled…

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…

I recently read a short article discussing the results of a survey of podiatry residents and which type of podiatrist they want to be after graduation.1 The survey asked residents whether they aspired to be a general practitioner or an advanced…

The profession’s steady progress toward equivalency with allopathic and osteopathic medicine consists of foundational changes that must occur to reach the desired outcome. One such foundational change is the governance of…

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