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Prospective Residents


Program Name: SMMC Podiatry Residency Program

St. Mary's Medical Center
CASPR # 0145
450 Stanyan Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: 415.750.5782

Program Overview

This program is a PMSR with added credentials. There will be three entry level positions available. This is a three-year commitment. There is extensive time at two high volume county hospitals with significant trauma exposure. The San Francisco Bay area location places the resident within easy access to cultural and leisure sports activities.

Rescue Fund Insured

Lawrence Oloff, DPM
Program Director
2250 Hayes Street
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94117

Candidates Restricted To : USA Resident/Citizen COTH Member thru 6/30: Yes

Program E-mail: [email protected]

HOSPITAL DESCRIPTION CPME APPROVAL Accreditation: JCAHO/CPME Type # Approved # Funded #WOC PMSR w/ added credentials 3 3 0 #Beds: 571 Staff DPMs: Affiliated Institutions: St. Mary's Medical Center, Kaiser-SF, Kaiser-DSA, NorthBay Foot & Ankle, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, California Orthopedic & Spine, Campus Surgery Center, Marin Surgery Center, Highland Hospital, UCSF Limb Salvage Program, San Francisco General Hospital, St. Francis Hospital.

Other Residency Programs: Internal Medicine and Orthopedics

Clinical Experience

Anesthesiology: yes
Neurology: no
Podiatry: yes
Behavioral Science: yes
Orthopedics: yes
Podiatry (Surgery): yes
Dermatology: no
Office Rotations: yes
Radiology: yes
Diabetic Wound Care: yes
Outpatient Clinic: yes
Rehabilitation: no
Emergency Room: yes
Pathology/Lab: yes
Rheumatology: yes
Family Practice: no
Pediatrics: yes
Surgery (General): yes
Internal Medicine: yes
Plastic Surgery: yes
Trauma: yes
Infectious Disease: yes
Vascular Surgery: yes
Other Clinical Experiences: Resident-run clinic (Sister Mary Philippa)
Program Emphasis: well-rounded podiatric clinical and surgical education
Training at Other Institutions: See affiliated institutions

Didactic Program

Grand Rounds: yes
Research: yes
Journal Club: yes
Lecture Series: yes
Cadaver labs: yes
Hands on workshops: yes
Practical Podiatry Sessions: yes
Bay Area Residency Educational Forum: yes
Annual St. Mary's Medical Center Podiatric Symposium: yes

Resident Benefits

Stipends: Housing, $1000/year CME stipend
Meals: yes
PMSR/RRA Credential: yes
Health Insurance: yes
Sick Leave: yes
Uniforms: white coats and hospital-issued scrubs
Malpractice Insurance: yes
Vacation: yes
Other Resident Benefits: paid CA resident license, ABFAS in-training exam, ABPM in-training exam

Applicant Requirements

ACLS: yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Pass part 1 Boards
Pass part 2 Boards

Available Resources

Sample Contract: Internet Benefit Package: Internet Site Curriculum: Internet Site