Message from the Dean
Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM
It is with enthusiasm and pride that I welcome you to Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine (WUCPM). Podiatric Medicine is an outstanding career opportunity that is often overlooked by pre-medical students, as it is considered an alternative instead of an option. As a podiatric medical practitioner who spent 30 years in an academic health science center, I can say without a doubt that podiatric medicine is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding profession. We are a specialist in the foot and ankle. We are the dermatologist, neurologist, rheumatologist, and orthopedist of the foot and ankle. More…
About Our Program
The field of podiatry has changed dramatically. Podiatric medicine is exciting and benefits people in ways you’ve never imagined. A podiatric physician can help prevent amputations while saving limbs and lives. By the time you graduate, you will be able to apply the cutting edge technology of living cell and gene therapy to the field of diabetic wound healing. Podiatric medicine opens doors to research and participation in clinical trials for novel treatments and technologies. Whether you open up your own practice after graduation, participate in research, government consulting or join the pharmaceutical field, podiatric medicine is a diverse and financially rewarding medical career choice. More
Patient Care Services
The Foot & Ankle Center is a state-of-the-art facility staffed by nationally recognized experts in podiatric medicine and surgery. Our team is proud to offer critical expertise to help patients manage serious foot and ankle problems caused by chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular disease and obesity. We also offer the highest quality and innovative evaluation and treatment of may conditions effecting the lower extremity. Learn more about our staff and schedule an appointment today!
MISSION, VISION & VALUES
The mission of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine is academic excellence achieved through an innovative curriculum, interprofessional education and research that trains podiatric physicians and surgeons to integrate into the healthcare system as compassionate specialists for patients with lower extremity conditions
The global leader of innovative and integrated Podiatric Medical Education
Embody a humanistic tradition that encompasses compassion, humility, integrity, truth, quality and service.
Giving: Support the College of Podiatric Medicine
For information about how to support the College of Podiatric Medicine, please contact the Office of Annual Giving and Donor Relations: (909) 706-3476.
Why I Love WesternU-CPM
“I love both the unity & collaboration that is strong within each class and the strong collaboration between ourselves and the other colleges. Our knowledge matches our DO counterparts due to our foundation, and I am aware how unique and special it is to have this opportunity as a podiatry student. WesternU CPM offers a learning environment that keeps us at the forefront of our profession.” – Niccale Alibin, DPM Class of 2018
CPM Student of the Month
Students who nominated Stephanie stated: “Stephanie represents our program with class, passion, integrity, kindness and respect. She keeps our class focused and fired up. She is hard working, optimistic and enthusiastic about podiatry. She is a great representative for our school as an APMSA Delegate!”
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
ACGME Theme of the Month: Systems Based Learning
Format: Grand Rounds
Presenter: Jonathan Labovitz, DPM
7:00AM – 8:00AM at HEC Classroom F or via web conferencing through Zoom
One CE credit will be provided for each session
May 7: DISCOVER THE NERVE: Diabetic Neuropathy & Peripheral Nerve Diagnostic Course
May 16: Dinner Dance
May 17: Wine & Cheese Event (sponsored by ABPM)
May 18: DPM 2016 Commencement
June 23-26: 2016 Western Foot & Ankle Conference
The Alumni Office recently launched WesternU Connect. Through this online networking platform, you will be able to reconnect with your classmates, stay up to date on campus news, provide and/or receive career advice, and even connect with alumni in your area.
We love to hear all your exciting news, so please share new contact information, jobs, publications, presentations, awards, honors, marriages, births, etc… Anything you would like to share, we would love to hear about it and share it with your classmates in the Class Notes section of the WesternU View! We also welcome all photos pertaining to your updates. Click here to share your news!
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