The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) is a nationally recognized education organization that represents the ten accredited U.S. colleges of podiatric medicine as well as over 200 hospitals and organizations that conduct graduate training in podiatric medicine. The Association serves as a national forum for the exchange of ideas, and issues information relating to podiatric medical education.
Podiatric Medical Education
Podiatric medical students gain experience from the finest podiatric clinics, hospitals, satellite clinics, and professional office settings nationwide.
AACPM and CPME Issue Recommendations on Clerkships and Residency Interviews
This guidance is not meant to replace the independent judgment of medical schools, sponsoring institutions, or clerkship and residency programs in setting appropriate requirements for the preparation of their students and meeting the needs of their patients.
What is the AACPM?
Podiatric Medical Colleges
The eleven schools and colleges of podiatric medicine offer graduate or pre-doctoral training programs in podiatric medicine. The curriculum for the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree includes classroom instruction and laboratory work followed by study of clinical science and patient care.
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Podiatric medicine is an ideal career choice.
Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) enjoy a challenging work environment, rewarding patient interaction, and flexible hours