How many residents will be accepted per class?

Our initial program will have 1 resident per class.

 

Will PGY2 or PGY3 residents be accepted during the initial buildup?

We will only be accepting PGY1 residents each year while we build our program.

 

What is the accreditation status of the program?

At the time of posting, we will have our initial accreditation through the CPME.

 

Where is the main clinic located and what services does it provide?

Program affiliates include two near-by sites providing training in foot & ankle surgery (St. Luke’s Hospital & Madison Irving Surgery Center) and three medical group / private office training sites providing rotations in diabetes/endocrinology, rheumatology and podiatry.  The main clinic is located within the Sister Rose Vincent Family Medical Center, the outpatient component of St Elizabeth Medical Center.

The Podiatry suite within Sister Rose Vincent consists of three fully-equipped examination/ treatment rooms, a minor procedure room, and orthotic modification room, resident & Faculty workstations, an MA station, a reception/waiting area, specialty assigned faculty, designated support staff and a shared medical library with the Family Medicine residents. Services within the building include: on-site lab and radiology services; the Family Medicine clinic; and various specialty clinic consultation services.  Also housed at Sister Rose Vincent are social service programs such as our Home Visit Program for qualified home-bound patients and the Patient Assistance Program that helps patients obtain needed medications.

 

Do you provide housing?

While we do not provide housing, we will work with local landlords to have a certain amount of apartments reserved on a first come first serve basis for incoming residents.  All costs associated with these rentals will be the responsibility of the resident.

 

Do you sponsor any Visas?

We do not sponsor any kind of Visas.

 

What is the application/selection process for the program?

The St. Elizabeth Medical Center Podiatry Residency Program participates in the central application process organized by CASPR (Centralized Application Service for Podiatric Residencies). Dates related to the student application process, interviews (CRIP) and final match are established and posted by CASPR.  Sample contracts will be available for review during the interview. For specific program eligibility, see How to apply.

 

What are the application fees to apply to the program?

The St. Elizabeth Medical Center Podiatry Residency Program does not charge any application fees.