DVA – Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Valarie N. Samoy DPM
We are affiliated with 16+ institutions and private practices in the Tucson metro area.
Graduate a well-rounded, compassionate and competent podiatric surgeon.
ABFAS in-training exam. ABPM in-training exam.
BLS and ACLS certification. CITI TRAINING for research
Background checks and Drug Screening required. Clerkship is preferred. ACLS must be up to date when residents start PGY 1.
We emphasize the training of a well-qualified podiatric surgeon, competent in all aspects of podiatric medical and surgical care. Throughout the three year program, residents are treated with respect and as professionals. Our residency is developed around the concepts of critical thinking, decision making, and increased responsibility. Tremendous opportunites exist for podiatric research. Publication in a peer-reviewed journal is required for graduation. Extensive wound care experience is available. Attendings are dedicated to teaching and provide one-on-one instruction. Externs encouraged to apply.