The residency search process can be frustrating and complicated; nonetheless, it is a vital and required part of your podiatric medical education. Proper planning and research will make the process easier. This manual, while not intended to find you a clerkship or guarantee you a residency program, is a comprehensive guide to help you through the clerkship and residency interview process. It provides you with a timeline to follow and some tips for selecting clerkship programs, clerking, and interviewing.
Residency search and selection are very similar to a job search. Preparation and organization will be critical in securing a residency program. We hope that you will find the manual beneficial as you begin the next very important step in your career.
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