Careers in Podiatric Medicine

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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

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine's (AACPM) mission is to serve as the leader in facilitating and promoting excellence in podiatric medical education leading to the delivery of the highest quality lower extremity healthcare to the public. AACPM's membership consists of nine colleges and more than 200 hospitals and institutions that offer postdoctoral training in podiatric medicine. The Association serves as a national forum for the exchange of ideas, issues formation and concerns relating to podiatric medical education.

The AACPM is a national educational association that serves as a resource to students, residents and practitioners by providing direct access to academic institutions; highlighting opportunities for clerkships and residencies; and linking students to mentors that guide their career development.

Colleges of Podiatry


Listed below are the 9 accredited podiatry colleges within the U.S. Click the titles to be directed to their respective websites and more information.

Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University (AZPod)

Admissions Department Midwestern University
19555 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 572-3275
(888) 247-9277

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Division of Enrollment Services
11300 NE Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161
(305) 899-3123
(800) 695-2279 (outside Florida)
Fax (305) 899-4905 

California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite #1000, Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6789
(800) 607-6377
Fax (510) 869-6525

Des Moines University - College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Enrollment Management
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 
(515) 271-1538
Fax (515) 271-7075 

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Office of Admissions and Recruitment
3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064-3095
(847) 578-8400
(800) 843-3059 (outside Illinois)
Fax (847) 775-6523

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine

Office of Enrollment Management
6000 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, OH 44131
(216) 231-3300
(800) 238-7903 (outside Ohio)
(800) 821-6562 (inside Ohio)
Fax (216) 447-0210 
E-mail :

New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management
53 East 124 Street, New York, NY 10035
(212) 410-8098
(800) 526-6966
Fax (212) 722-4918  
E-mail :

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Office of Admissions
148 North Eighth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 625-5451 
(800) 220-FEET
Fax (215) 627-2815 

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine

Office of Admissions
309 East Second Street, Pomona, CA  91766
(909) 469-5335 
Fax: (909) 469-5570