Careers in Podiatric Medicine
Welcome to California Podiatric Medical Association's Careers In Podiatric Medicine information resource. You will find here and on the sites that are linked to from here a wide variety of information about Podiatric Medicine as a career. We at the California Podiatric Medical Association, wish you every success as you seek to find your passion and decide on a career that will provide you with a fulfilling life.
Podiatric Medicine: A Career That Fits Your Future
Podiatrists - Occupational Outlook Handbook
This Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor site provides you the following information: Nature of the Work; Working Conditions; Employment; Training, Qualifications, and Advancement; Job Outlook; Earnings; Related Occupations; and Sources of Additional Information.
The sites of the colleges of podiatric medicine provide you with the following information: Admission, Departments, Curriculum, Faculty, Financial Aid, History of the School, and Students.
American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM)
The AACPM website provides you with more information on education and careers in podiatric medicine. You can apply online for six of the seven colleges of podiatric medicine or download the application. In addition, you can find answers to frequently asked questions, information regarding financial assistance, and you can learn more about the DPM Mentor Network.
The DPM Mentor Network gives you the ability to contact a podiatric physician in your area to get more information about the profession or to make arrangements to visit the office of a podiatrist. You can choose your state and city and contact the doctor who is the most geographically desirable based on your location. This is an outstanding way to find out if podiatric medicine is the "career that fits your future."
The podiatrists listed on the Network are available for different levels of interaction: from e-mail contacts and shadowing to presentations to students and community gatherings.
APMA National Recruitment Consultant
9312 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
1-800-275-2762 ext. 280