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Academics

Your Partner in Education. Facilitating the Highest Quality, Evidence-Based Educational Opportunities.

In addition to the residents being required to attend grand rounds while on non-podiatric rotations, the program has established a formalized academic schedule to supplement the clinical training. Monthly schedules are available through the Podiatry office by contacting the residency coordinator

Podiatric Grand Rounds
Held monthly with all residents required to attend.

Journal Club
Held monthly or bi-monthly with all residents required to attend.

Metropod Conference
Held quarterly with other residency programs in the Virginia/Maryland/District of Columbia area.

Workshops
Weekly workshops held at our onsite ASTEC lab ranging from suture labs, sawbone labs with internal/external fixation, cadaveric dissections and arthroscopy.

Radiology Conference
Held bi-monthly in conjunction with a musculoskeletal radiologist. All residents required to attend.

Research
All residents will be required to produce a publishable quality peer-reviewed research project prior to graduation. The research coordinator of the program will coordinate the schedule and monitor the resident's progress in meeting appropriate deadlines. Attendings will be assigned to work with the residents to assure successful completion of the project.