Residency | College of Podiatric Medicine | Kent State University

Upon successful completion of four years of graduate professional education, podiatric medical graduates participate in post-graduate education and training opportunities: Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program. Post-graduate training provides an orderly progression from student doctor to competent, independent clinician.

The Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) approves residency programs in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with or without the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR and PMSR/RRA). (Source: http://www.aacpm.org/residencies/)

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency (PMSR) – A PMSR resident is trained in the breadth of podiatric healthcare. Completion of the residency leads to the following certification pathways — the American Board Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) and foot surgery of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS).
  •  Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with a credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA).   In addition to the standard Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency, the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) is available with some residencies. These residencies can provide a sufficient volume and diversity in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle procedures and are approved grant an added credential in RRA. Completion of a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with the added credential leads to the RRA certification pathway of ABFAS.

Graduates from KSUCPM match with residency programs across the country. Please review this list of programs where our graduates have matched from 2015, 2016 and 2017, or see the below map.

 

For a full list of approved residency programs across the country, please visit CPME Residency Programs.

View the residency match rate for the classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017.

For a time there was a residency shortage within the profession. To learn more about the latest match rates within the profession, please click here. You can also learn more about what the Council on Podiatric Medical Education has done over the past few years to help develop new residency programs across the country.