Chestnut Hill Podiatric Surgical Residency Program is a comprehensive three-year program with additional RRA Certification. Accredited by Council of Podiatric Medical Education, our program grants two positions annually. Our residents experience an intensive, well-rounded education, in a fully integrated teaching hospital setting. The program incorporates a wide range of medical and surgical sub-specialty rotations, providing real-world clinical experience.
The podiatric surgical residency program creates an individualized experience with easy access to our experienced academic faculty. Didactic learning is emphasized, including weekly lecture series, journal club, cadaver, lab, grand rounds, and research.
In addition, clinical training with a wide-ranging surgical caseload, office rotations, medicine and surgery rotations create an excellent learning opportunity. Our mission is to prepare residents as competent, compassionate practitioners in the field of Podiatry, prepared to successfully complete examination for board certification.
Tower Health Chestnut Hill HospitalPart of Tower health, Chestnut Hill Hospital is a community teaching hospital located in the northwest section of Philadelphia. We have the opportunity to care for patients from all socioeconomic backgrounds including a large number of underserved patients in both the inpatient and office settings.
Many patients are attracted by the professional, modern, and caring atmosphere at Chestnut Hill Hospital and its affiliated services and physician practices and are proud that their community hospital has such an excellent reputation in the Philadelphia area and beyond.
How to Apply
Third and fourth year podiatry students are eligible to rotate in Chestnut Hill Podiatry Residency on a monthly basis. Students from all schools of podiatric medicine may participate as long as an affiliation agreement with the school can be established. Externs work closely with the residents, observing and learning the Foot & Ankle Residency Training Program protocols, attending academic meetings and workshops, and scrubbing for a multitude of surgical cases. Externship applications are received through the AACPM dpmclerkships.org website.
Chestnut Hill Podiatric Residency Program participates in the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR)/Centralized Residency Interview Program (CRIP), a national resident application and matching service. CASPR/CRIP is operated by the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine and administered by its Council on Teaching Hospitals (COTH). Interested applicants must apply through CASPR.
Sadhvi Khanna MBA, MPH
Manager, Graduate Medical Education
Chestnut Hill Hospital
8835 Germantown Avenue
Attn: Graduate Medical Education/Podiatry
Philadelphia, PA 019118