Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency
The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency at Ascension Genesys Hospital carries a long history of podiatric residency education in the greater Flint area and is fully integrated into the overall medical education system at Ascension Genesys Hospital, formerly Genesys Regional Medical Center. The resident will achieve a well-rounded general medical experience on various rotations working alongside allopathic and osteopathic residents.
- Selection process is done through Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR) and personal interview during the Centralized Residency Interview Program (CRIP)
- An excellent one month externship/clerkship is available to podiatry students and is strongly encouraged.
- Two residents accepted annually
- American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
- Council on Teaching Hospitals
- Fully approved by Council on Podiatric Medical Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association as a Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency with the added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery of 36 months duration (PM&S/RRA - 36).
The residency program covers a broad range of medical and surgical rotations including Internal Medicine, General and Vascular Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pathology, Behavioral Medicine, Infectious Disease, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Therapy, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Podiatric office practice and, of course, Podiatric Surgery.
Residents also participate in an ongoing Journal Club program, an online lecture program, various cadaver workshops and other local educational opportunities.
Graduates of the Ascension Genesys residency are fully prepared for the Board Qualification examination by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot and ankle and reconstructive surgery, and by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) in general podiatric practice.
Residents also attend the ongoing lecture series sponsored by the Medical Education Department for all students, interns, residents and staff at AGH. The Podiatry service is composed of 20 podiatrists and foot and ankle surgeons dedicated to the success of this program. The resident will be prepared to meet the challenges of the changing health care system throughout the U.S., and most particularly, the Southeastern and Mid-Michigan areas.
AGH is the market leader in the greater Genesee County area with over 26,000 inpatient admissions annually and over 1,400 podiatric surgical cases. The hospital serves as the anchor of Genesys Health System; a group of affiliated medical campuses, outpatient centers, primary care locations and ancillary health care organizations with a continuum of care that spans from primary care to inpatient/residential hospice. Opened in February of 1997, AGH at Health Park boasts one of the country’s first hospitals designed both clinically and architecturally around patient-focused care.
For more information, please call the Medical Education Department at:
(810) 606-5980 or toll free 1-800-233-2863