Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Podiatric Medicine Program Overview

Curriculum The Podiatric curriculum is designed to provide comprehensive training rotations resulting in a high level of competency in Podiatric Surgery. The program provides technical and academic opportunities through challenging rotations and didactic.

Rotations Clinical rotations are divided over the three-year program as follows:

PGY1 - Intern Year

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - 8+ Months
  • Infectious Disease - 1 Month
  • Emergency Medicine - 1 Month
  • Internal or Family Medicine - 1 Month
  • Anesthesia - 2 Weeks
  • Pathology - 1 Week

PGY2 - Second Year

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - 9+ Months
  • General Surgery - 2 Weeks
  • Micovascular or Vascular or Othropedic Surgery Surgery - 2 Weeks
  • Behavioral Medicine - 1 Week
  • Radiology - 2 Weeks
  • PMR, Neurology, Dermatology, Wound Care, Pain Management - 2 at 2 Weeks

PGY3 - Third Year 

  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - 12 Months

Clinic
On site wound care clinic

Didactics

  • Six scheduled Lectures per month
  • Weekly textbook chapter review
  • Bi-Monthly Journal Club
  • Monthly Cadaver Lab

Research

We have all the necessary tools to do research with two dedicated researchers available to the residents to publish a case or apply for an IRB for true research projects.