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Welcome and step into your future!. CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE. Topics. What is podiatry? Applying to podiatry school. Life as a podiatric student and beyond. What is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)?.

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Welcome and step into your future

Welcome and step into your future!

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE


Topics

Topics

  • What is podiatry?

  • Applying to podiatry school.

  • Life as a podiatric student and beyond.


What is a doctor of podiatric medicine dpm

What is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)?

  • A physician and surgeon qualified to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg.


What are the qualifications of a podiatrist

What are the qualifications of a podiatrist?

  • Podiatrists are defined as physicians by the federal government.

  • Podiatrists receive medical education and training comparable to medical doctors.

  • Podiatrists are the only doctors to receive specialized medical and surgical training and board specialization of the lower extremity.


The sub specialties of podiatry

The sub-specialties of podiatry:

  • Palliative/Primary Care

  • Biomechanics/Sports Medicine

  • Pediatrics

  • Geriatrics

  • Wound Care

  • Surgery

  • Trauma

  • Forensic Podiatry

  • Education/Research


Palliative primary care

Palliative/primary care


Biomechanics sports medicine

biomechanics/sports medicine


Pediatrics

pediatrics


Geriatrics

Geriatrics


Wound care

Wound care


Surgery

Surgery


Trauma

Trauma


Forensic podiatry

Forensic Podiatry


Education research

Education/Research


Why choose podiatry

Why Choose Podiatry

  • Podiatrists work with all systems

  • Increasing demand

  • Lifestyle

  • Salary

    • Forbes 25 highest paying jobs

    • Mean Annual Wage: $118, 500


Applying to podiatry school requirements

Applying to Podiatry school: Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 90 semester hours

  • Prerequisites

    • Biology 8-12 *

    • Chemistry (General or Inorganic) 8

    • Biochemistry 8 units *

    • Organic 8

    • Physics 8

    • English 6-8 *

    • Liberal arts 12 *


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  • MCAT, DAT, GRE (within 3 years)

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • Personal Interview


Applying to podiatry school when do i apply

Applying to podiatry school: When do I apply?

  • Apply through AACPM (American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine)

    • www.aacpm.org

  • Open to applicants in early August

  • Priority Applications by April 1

  • Deadline June 30


Applying to podiatry school statistics 2009

Applying to podiatry school: Statistics (2009)

  • GPA

    • Science 3.1

    • Non-science 3.4

    • Overall 3.3

  • MCAT

    • Verbal Reasoning 7.3

    • Physical Science 7.1

    • Biological Science 7.7


Applying to podiatry school colleges

Applying to Podiatry School: Colleges

  • Arizona Podiatric Medicine Program

  • Barry College of Podiatric Medicine

  • California Podiatric Medical School

  • Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery


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  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Temple College of Podiatric Medicine

  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine


What to expect in podiatry school

What to expect in podiatry school

  • 4 years podiatry school

  • 3 years residency


What to expect in podiatry school courses

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Fall I

    • Introduction to Human Anatomy/Embryology

    • Human Anatomy I

    • Physiology

    • Biochemistry I

    • Histology

  • Total Units: 20 units


What to expect in podiatry school courses1

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Spring I

    • Lower Extremity Anatomy

    • Human Anatomy II

    • Physiology II

    • Biochemistry II

    • Neuroscience

    • Introduction to Clinical Medicine

    • Biomechanics I

  • Total Units: 24 units


What to expect in podiatry school courses2

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Fall II

    • General Medicine I

    • Biomechanics II

    • Radiology I

    • Podiatric Surgery I

    • Podiatric Medicine I

    • Pathology I

    • Pharmacology I

    • Research Methods

  • Total Units: 23 units


What to expect in podiatry school courses3

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Spring II

    • General Medicine II

    • Biomechanics III

    • Radiology II

    • Podiatric Surgery I

    • Podiatric Medicine II

    • Immunology

    • Pathology II

    • Pharmacology II

  • Total Units: 21 units


What to expect in podiatry school 2 nd year clinics

What to expect in podiatry school: 2nd year clinics

  • Clinical Skills

  • Biomechanics

  • Simulation Center

  • General Medicine

  • Homeless Clinic

  • Highland Hospital

  • Laguna Honda


What to expect in podiatry school courses4

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Fall III

    • General Medicine III

    • Podiatric Surgery III

    • Public Health/Jurisprudence

    • Dermatology I

  • Total Units: 10.5


What to expect in podiatry school courses5

What to expect in podiatry school: Courses

  • Spring III

    • General Medicine IV

    • Podiatric Trauma

    • Pediatrics

    • Dermatology

    • Neurology

  • Total Units: 10.5


What to expect in podiatry school 3 rd year clinic

What to expect in podiatry school: 3rd year clinic

  • Surgery 4 months

  • Diabetic Wound Care 2 months

  • Highland Hospital 2 months

  • General Medicine 1 month

  • Biomechanics 1 month

  • Private Office Clerkship 1 month


What to expect in podiatry school 4 th year clinic

What to expect in podiatry school: 4th year clinic

  • CSPM

  • Maricopa Medical Center Arizona Care

  • VA Albuquerque Medical Center Core

  • VA Salt Lake City Core

  • VA Tacoma/Madigan Army Hospital Core


Residency

Residency

3 Year Surgical Residency

  • 1st Year

    • General Surgery

    • Includes Research and Internal Medicine

  • 2nd Year

    • Podiatric Surgery

    • Orthopedics

  • 3rd Year

    • Podiatric Surgery

    • Practice Management


Podiatry school why i chose cspm

Podiatry school: why i chose cspm

  • Small Class Sizes

  • Early Clinical Experience

  • Pioneering Faculty in Biomechanics

  • Simulation Center

  • School/Community Involvement


Small class sizes

Small Class Sizes


Early hands on clinical experience

Early Hands On Clinical Experience


Pioneering faculty in biomechanics

Pioneering faculty in biomechanics

  • Dr. Landsman

    • Research

    • Harvard Faculty

  • Dr. Kirby

    • Kirby Medial Skive

  • Dr. Blake

    • Inverted Blake Orthotic


Simulation center

Simulation Center


School community involvement

School/Community Involvement


Welcome and step into your future

Now the FUN STUFF…


Welcome and step into your future

Financial Aid will not only cover the cost of

tuition…

Financial Aid will also cover the costs of living

while you are in school, therefore our students can

concentrate on their studies.


Welcome and step into your future

INSTITUTIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

  • American Podiatric Medical Associate (APMA)

  • Foundation for Excellence (FFE)

  • Wong Podiatric Medicine Endowed Scholarship

  • Lowe Endowed Scholarship

  • PICA

  • Podiatric Medicine Scholarship

  • SMU Podiatric Medicine Scholarship

  • CSPM Alumni & Associates Endowed Fund

  • Sharon Clark Diaz Scholarship

  • Faculty Scholarship


Summer opportunity with cspm podiarty 3d workshop

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY WITH CSPM!! PODIARTY 3D WORKSHOP

July 20th – July 22nd

Learn clinical skills such as suturing and casting!

Shadow Students during clinical rotations!

Take a practice MCAT offered by Kaplan!

Attend lab and lectures on topics related to the foot and ankle given by CSPM instructors!

Application Deadline

May 1st 2011

For application and more information:

www.samuelmerritt.edu/pod3d


Welcome and step into your future

Contacts:

Marta Goliak (Presenter)

[email protected]

Andre Singleton (Admission)

[email protected]

Dr. David Tran (Admission)

[email protected]

Tanya Grigg (Financial Aid)

[email protected]


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