Congratulations on pursuing the route to be a podiatrist! This journey may not be straightforward nor easy; however, you will make a great podiatrist. In order to support you on this journey and to guide you towards success, we have done the research and compiled some resources to help you succeed.
Finding simplified, easy to access, and free study tools as a podiatrist in training is not an easy task; however, PrePodiatry Study, created by former and present students, offers everything from practice questions to board prep to interview assistance to help guide you on your journey to become a podiatrist.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) offers student resources, including guidance on career development and the young physician transition series. Another benefit of this resource is that it is there for you every step of your career from pre-podiatry and full-on practicing as a podiatrist.
This resource dedicated to podiatry development offers the latest news in an easy-to-access format. Staying informed will enable you to become a podiatrist, in addition to applying what you learn in school. Additionally, this is the resource to easily access CME conference information and webinars in addition to articles, ensuring that everyone from pre-podiatry students to podiatrists can benefit from it.
Among their free resources offered, ArchRite Podiatry offers free video and downloadable and easy-to-follow foot/ankle exercises and treatments, such as the calf/arch stretch. With a great visual and written component, this resource will not only benefit you as a podiatrist in training/podiatrist but also enable you to better educate your patients.
This free resource offered by the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) will provide the basic and essential information that you need to plan for and apply for residency. If you need information on program types and locations as well as state licensure requirements, then this is a great starting point and point of reference.
Podiatry Student Resources is designed specifically for students to easily obtain information about current events, treatment interventions, and clinical diagnoses. With limited time to waste as a student, this resource is there to help you maximize your efficiency.
Have you thought of how you can learn while on the go? We recommend checking out the Podiatry Today Podcast, which combines the latest research with specialist feedback. Being able to apply the knowledge you learn in school will enable you to become a better podiatrist.
As a podiatrist in training, especially as a student, it is critical that you find professional guidance and support. Enter the American Podiatric Medical Students’ Association (APMSA). They serve to help you with finding mentors, grants, research, and much more.
Managing student loans can not only be stressful but also confusing. APMA offers clear and informative information for podiatric residents and physicians to guide them in this process, giving you control of your finances.
If you need a resource for everything from general advice to support, then the SDN podiatry forums are for you! You can find the necessary information and support that you need regardless of whether you are pre-podiatry, a podiatry student, or a podiatry resident/physician. Additionally, you can not only receive support but also give support and advice as you gain experience.
The journey to becoming a podiatrist will be challenging yet rewarding. These resources have been curated to help support and guide you to achieve success as a podiatrist. You can do it, and please don’t ever forget that!