College of Podiatric Medicine

About Podiatry

About PodiatryPodiatric Medicine: You will practice regenerative medicine

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 to the field of diabetic wound healing. Imagine how you’ll feel seeing someone walk again because of you. Or just as exciting, working with athletes to maintain their full potential by treating and preventing sports injuries. 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.


Western U’s Podiatric Medicine program is different. The groundbreaking curriculum is founded on a new approach to podiatric medicine based on real world case studies, non-textbook critical thinking, problem solving, and skill building in an interactive team approach. The podiatric medicine program will be located in our new $100 million building, outfitted with the newest and latest educational technology, in sunny Southern California. This curriculum was developed by an internationally renowned team with over 85 years of podiatric medical experience: Lester J. Jones, DPM, MS Ed and Robert Christman, DPM, EdM are recognized for their leadership in the diabetic foot, bio-mechanics and radiology fields. WesternU has a strong heritage and culture based on humanism, patient care and compassion. If you want to practice podiatric medicine using the latest technologies and help people in ways you’ve never imagined, choose WesternU CPM.


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