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Welcome

The faculty and staff of the Allegheny General Hospital – Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium Foot and Ankle Surgical Residency Training Program welcome your interest in our program. 

The primary goal of our program is to provide understanding and creativity in all facets of treatments of foot and ankle disorders.

The Foot and Ankle Residency Training Program is a highly competitive three-year program that accepts graduates from podiatric medical colleges. We pay attention to the various facets of the applicant’s background, including cultural and intellectual attributes and present and future interests.  We are interested in applicants from diverse backgrounds who have had unique experiences and who display technical and intellectual talents.

The residency training faculty members are strong supporters of the profession and committed to training the next generation of leaders in foot and ankle surgery. The Foot and Ankle Residency Training Program remains one of the top programs in the United States and through its clinical training, innovation and research continues to strive for academic excellence.

Since its inauguration in 1996, our program has graduated 76 residents who have assumed positions of leadership throughout the profession. We receive approximately 45 applications for three residency positions, and approximately 20 candidates are interviewed. 

Our residency training program is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education through 2016.

 

 

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