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The Medicine of Movement

Jeff Malet Run

The Medicine of Movement

The field of podiatric medicine has changed dramatically. Podiatric medicine is exciting and benefits people in ways you’ve never imagined. Today, the new podiatrist is a surgical specialist, contributor to the overall wellness of a patient, and an important member of team-based health care. Learn more about podiatric medicine, the work-life balance, and find a mentor.

As a podiatric physician, you will learn to practice the medicine of movement.

  • You will apply your passion for medicine. For learning. For healing.
  • You will be able to recognize illness in any part of the human body.
  • You will build compassion, expertise and skill in treating the whole person, quite literally from the ground up.
  • You will be given more advantages, assistance and opportunities to work in your specialty – and in less time than you thought possible.
  • You will learn the comforting manner, cool head and steady hand of a trusted medical partner, in the profession and in your patient’s lives.
  • With a foundation like this, soon you, your career and your patients can begin moving toward a stronger future.
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Podiatry Offers Work-Life Balance

The profession of Podiatric Medicine is a hidden gem in the health care ecosystem. While a growing number of physicians suffer from burnout, podiatrists tend to enjoy a career in health care with the benefits of time with family and lower stress.