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Program Curriculum

First Year

NYU Winthrop Podiatry Residency
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 25 weeks
Internal Medicine 4 weeks
Infectious Disease 2 weeks
Emergency Medicine (Adult) 2 weeks
Emergency Medicine (Pediatric) 2 weeks
General Radiology 2 weeks
Pathology 2 weeks
Anesthesiology 2 weeks
Pain Management 1 week
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1 week
Behavioral Medicine 2 weeks
Endocrinology 2 weeks
Research 1 week
Vacation 1 week

Each service is supervised by attending podiatry and medical doctors who provide education, supervision and performance assessment. The attendings make frequent inpatient rounds with the healthcare team. While rotating on other specialty services, podiatry residents attend that service’s educational conferences, supplemented by conferences held by the Division of Podiatry.  Residents attend weekly outpatient podiatry clinic.

Second Year

NYU Winthrop Podiatry Residency
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 37 weeks
Wound Healing 2 weeks
General Orthopaedic Surgery 4 weeks
Vascular Surgery 2 weeks
Research 1 week
*Elective 2 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks

In year two of training, the resident becomes actively involved in podiatric surgery, focusing on the performance of foot surgery and exposure to reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. This will facilitate the gradual development of requisite knowledge and skills. Residents continue to attend weekly outpatient podiatry clinic.

Third Year

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery 34 weeks
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 8 weeks
General Surgery 2 weeks
Plastic Surgery 2 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks
*Elective 2 weeks

During year three of training, emphasis will be placed on foot surgery, and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, inclusive of surgical management of traumatology. By the completion of the podiatric surgical training experience, the resident will be competent in the performance of all types of foot surgery. The resident will attain competence in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery inclusive of major tarsal and ankle arthrodesis, osteotomies, fracture repair, and soft tissue repair. The resident will also participate actively in the education and training of the first and second year residents.

*Elective rotations include Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology and Rheumatology. External mini- fellowships may also be considered as an elective rotation with prior written approval from the Program Director.