The Cedars-Sinai graduate training program in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery with Added Reconstructive and Rearfoot/Ankle (PMSR/RRA) is a three-year (36-month) program within the Department of Surgery. Clinical experience is drawn from 31 active podiatric attending physicians on staff and from the orthopaedic attending staff. This includes orthopaedic traumatologists, orthopaedic foot and ankle, orthopaedic sports medicine, orthopaedic pediatric and Musculoskeletal Tumor surgeons. There is an outpatient ambulatory podiatric clinic with excellent exposure to diabetic limb salvage, diabetic foot and wound care, as well as elective foot surgery and biomechanical care.
The program has formal rotations in podiatric surgery and Medicine, emergency medicine, anesthesiology, internal medicine, orthopaedics, pathology, medical imaging, infectious disease, wound care, behavioral science, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and general surgery and a podiatric clinic/office rotation.
There are elective rotations in dermatology, pediatrics, rheumatology, endocrinology, neurology, pain management, vascular surgery and plastic surgery.
Academic knowledge is gained from a weekly lecture series, monthly journal club, M&M (morbidity and mortality) and quarterly grand rounds, as well as case presentations and cadaver lab.
For information on salaries and benefits, visit the Compensation and Benefits page.