Rotations & Clinics
As a program resident, you will receive extensive training at our main campus and satellite office locations to expand your knowledge base and to hone your surgical skills, You will work up close and personal with some of the finest practitioners in the Boston area, including MAH staff and affiliated staff at the Harvard Medical School, Tufts Medical Center, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, enhancing your access to a wide range of patients and surgical cases.
Your rotation includes weekly surgical assignments, clinical requirements, in-patient and emergency room consultations for non-palliative urgent and emergent cases and ongoing research projects.
Medicine & Surgery
You will enjoy complete parity on all off-service rotations functioning as needed throughout the entire hospital system. Your rotation is carefully designed to ensure an optimal experience.
Every competency and evaluation form is reviewed by perspective division or department Chiefs and Chairs, many of whom teach at Harvard Medical School, incorporate their didactic training into the podiatric surgery rotation schedule.
Off Service Rotations
In addition to your robust surgical rotations, you will also be required to fulfill the following specialized requirements during your three-year commitment.
- Internal Medicine (4 weeks)
- Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)
- Orthopedic Surgery (4 weeks, ongoing exposure)
- Plastic Surgery (ongoing exposure)
- General and Vascular Surgery (6 weeks)
- Dermatology (2 weeks)
- Infectious Disease (3 weeks)
- Anesthesia (2 weeks)
- Psychiatry (2 weeks)
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (3 weeks)
- Radiology, includes Interventional Radiology (2 weeks)
- Pathology (2 weeks)
As part of your comprehensive training, and in order to complete your graduate requirements, you will be required to complete at least one project tailored to podiatric surgery for publication in a peer-reviewed journal under the direct supervision and guidance from Harvard School of Public Health graduates.
While successful publication is not required, it is strongly encouraged as it contributes immensely to maintaining the highest quality standards established by your residency program.
Previous research knowledge is not required, but helpful, and you will begin investigating during your first year and will be evaluated on an ongoing basis by the Program Director, who will provide ongoing direction and support.
Members of the Residency Training Committee actively teach research methods and how to interpret medical literature at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and are recognized for their work at HMS.
As a resident, you are assigned pre-and post-operative cases on a weekly basis, which will be a critical part of your overall training experience.
You will be instructed on the proper protocols in a number of areas including clinical and surgical billing, private practice management, ICD-10, DME, as well as in office dispensing procedures and surgeries.
There is also a hospital-based residency-run clinic requirement 2-3 times per week, including experiential learning opportunities at the following locations: