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Residency Corner

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: Sandra Farmand-Haider, DPM, Emily Khuc, DPM and Anna Stoupine, DPM

Residents often seek to enhance their learning during this critical time in their careers. What are their go-to resources and how might these differ from the training of residents in years past? With this in mind, resident panelists share their…

Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS Panelists: Patrick S. Agnew, DPM, FACFAS, Kimberly Hurley, DPM, FACFAS and Zeeshan S. Husain, DPM, FACFAS, FASPS

Should intergenerational differences play a role when determining how to provide the best possible educational experience for residents? A panel of residency directors share their observations and experiences…

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.

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.

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