Podiatric Education

Learn more about podiatric medical education, including information about the podiatric medical colleges, scholarships from APMA, residency information and resources, fellowships, and research opportunities for practicing podiatrists.

Resources for Prospective Students

Resources for Current Students

  • Scholarships
    APMA offers a scholarship program for third- and fourth-year students through the APMA Educational Foundation.
  • Residencies 
    CPME maintains a list of approved residencies in podiatric medicine.
  • Residency Search and Interview Resources
    Residency directors and young physicians offer firsthand advice to podiatric students and graduates about preparation for the CASPR/CRIP residency interview and match process.
  • Clerkships, Matching, and Match Phase II
    This comprehensive guide created by the Young Physicians’ Program is designed to help students through the clerkship and residency interview process.
  • Residency Genesis
    APMA and its partners are committed to helping create enough podiatric medical residency positions to meet the needs of graduating students.
  • The American Podiatric Medical Students' Association (APMSA)
    The APMSA represents all students enrolled at the nine colleges of podiatric medicine.

Resources for Residents

  • Residency Education Resource Center
    The REdRC is an online educational resource to further the education of podiatric residents on a variety of topics.
  • APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship
    The APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship program is a postdoctoral public health fellowship for a graduating podiatry resident at The Dartmouth Institute of Dartmouth College.
  • Student Loan Repayment for Graduates
    Learn more about student loan repayment options for recent podiatric medical school graduates.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program 
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program provides an unmatched opportunity to pursue a post-residency master’s degree (specific degree varies by sponsoring institution) with generous funding and ample protected time for research and scholarship.


  • Additional Educational Resources
    Keep your skills and knowledge refreshed with these presentations on a variety of topics delivered by podiatrists from around the country.
  • Wound Care Podiatrist Scholarship
    The Wound Care Podiatrist Scholarship is open to any podiatrist who is currently practicing wound care full time, and who demonstrates exceptional clinical skills and intense dedication to patient wound care.

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