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Podiatric Medicine - How to Apply

What are the application requirements?

The Podiatric Surgical Residency Program is open to all candidates from podiatry colleges accredited by the CPME.  Applications for the residency program are only accepted through the Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR). This service is sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM). The AACPM will submit the following documents to the applicant’s choice of residency program(s): a residency application, three letters of reference, official transcripts, clinical evaluations, and a personal statement. For additional information on CASPR and an application, please visit the AACPM website.

Candidates are expected to pass the NBPME Part I, Part II and Part III. These exams are required to obtain a Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical License, which is required at the start of all Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Programs in Pennsylvania.

We recommend program visitation during the year for interested students who did not have an opportunity to do a clerkship with the residency program. Interviews for the program will be conducted each year at the CRIP. It is always helpful to be familiar with the residency program before applying.

Eligibility & Selection

In order to be eligible for appointment to the CPME approved Einstein podiatric medicine and surgical residency training program with added credential of reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, an applicant must be a graduate of an accredited podiatry college in the United States by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME).

In addition, Podiatry residents must meet all Pennsylvania State Board of Podiatry licensure requirements for entrance into the Einstein residency program.

International Applicants

Podiatry graduates who are not US citizens must possess an appropriate work visa or permanent residence status (green card). Applicants should discuss sponsorship of an appropriate work visa with the Residency Program Director at the time of interview. Applicants that Match to Einstein Healthcare Network for residency will be assisted by the institution to obtain the appropriate work visa or authorization.

For more information on our institution please click on the link for a brief video: https://youtu.be/tdZJHU6LJf0


Emily Grossman

Podiatry Residency Coordinator
Einstein Medical Center 

5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141
Phone: 215-456-8835
E-mail: grossmae@einstein.edu

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