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Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

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. If you want to practice podiatric medicine using the latest technologies and help people in ways you’ve never imagined, consider WesternU.

Podiatric Medicine At WesternU

The field of podiatry has changed dramatically – The practice of podiatric medicine and surgery involves the medical diagnosis and management of conditions that are dermatological, neurological, vascular and musculoskeletal in nature that may be local or systemic which are manifested in the lower extremity and especially the foot and ankle. A podiatric physician can help prevent amputations while saving limbs and lives.

College of Podiatric Medicine Dr. Reina Deogracias and CPM students Brandon Rocha and Shylla Taqi use a portable ultrasound for marketing photos. Open video modal

Podiatric Medicine OPENS DOORS

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 have a meaningful career healing others. Professionally, podiatric medicine also open doors to develop a diverse practice, whether it include running your own practice or being employed, conducting in clinical trials and pharmaceutical research, consulting for medical device or pharmaceutical industry, or simply treating all types of patients and/or pathology.

Podiatric Medicine at WesternU 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. Our four-year program allows you to learn with an integrated team of health professionals in a part of the country with a wealth of clinical opportunities.

This podiatric medicine program is housed 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 and has since undergone several improvements to continuously enhance the education and the educational experience.
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    International Students

  • Veterans Benefits

    Western University of Health Sciences has approval from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to certify students eligible to receive VA educational benefits. The School Certifying Officials that are located on the Pomona, California campus assist all students who receive VA educational benefits. We cannot assist you with determining your eligibility for benefits.

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  • Upcoming Events
    • WesternU Preview & Open House

      Saturday, December 10 at 8:30 AM Pacific Standard Time

      To really get to know WesternU, our programs, and our community, we invite you to attend our upcoming in-person Preview & Open House. The day’s offerings will include in-depth program presentations, campus tours, a podiatric medicine demonstration, and more. Choose your program of interest and join us on our Pomona, California campus to:
      – Hear directly from our president and faculty members about program curriculum and highlights
      – Learn more about navigating the admissions process and preparing to meet our application requirements
      – Gain insights into setting yourself up for admissions success
      – Explore our classrooms, laboratory and hands-on learning spaces, and more
      – Connect with current students and learn about their experiences

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    Our 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. Our four-year program allows you to learn with an integrated team of health professionals in a part of the country with a wealth of clinical opportunities.

    This podiatric medicine program is housed 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.