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Podiatric medical school
Podiatric Medical School commonly referred to as "Podiatry School" is the term used to designate the medical institutions in the United States which educate students and train them to be a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) or Podiatrist.
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Podiatric Medical Schools consist of four years of medical education with the first two focusing primarily upon the sciences and the last two focusing upon clinical and externship experience. After proper completion of these four years of education, students receive a D.P.M. or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, after which time they are required to complete a two or three year residency program before practicing podiatric medicine.
These schools are all governed by the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine and The Council on Podiatric Medical Education. In addition, students are represented by the American Podiatric Medical Student's Association. Each school is also accredited by their respective state and/or regional accrediting association.
The eight podiatric medical schools in the U.S. are:
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