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Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine

Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine

As a student in the Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine, you will build your career as a podiatrist through a challenging and rewarding four-year program focusing on innovative instructional and learning techniques. With the advantage of Midwestern University’s multidisciplinary environment, you can rely on a wealth of medical and practical knowledge and skills to aid you as you develop your skills as an ethical, compassionate, and sensitive patient-centered professional. We will help you be ready to take your place on tomorrow’s healthcare team!


Midwestern University Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine provides Academic sponsorship for podiatric residency programs;  creates clinical education opportunities for podiatry students; supports resident clinical research and scholarly activity; enhances faculty teaching and assessment skills; supports curricular and accreditation activities of residency programs; and promotes development of podiatric residency programs.


The Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) is an autonomous, professional accrediting agency designated by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) to serve as the accrediting agency in the profession of podiatric medicine. The Council evaluates, accredits, and approves educational institutions and programs. The scope of the Council’s approval activities extends to institutions throughout the United States and its territories and Canada.

The mission of the Council is to promote the quality of doctoral education, postdoctoral education, certification, and continuing education. By confirming that these programs meet established standards and requirements, the Council serves to protect the public, podiatric medical students, and doctors of podiatric medicine.

The Council has been authorized by APMA to approve institutions that sponsor residency programs that demonstrate and maintain compliance with established standards and requirements. Podiatric residency approval is based on programmatic evaluation and periodic review by the Residency Review Committee (RRC) and the Council. The Council is recognized as the professional institutional accrediting agency for podiatric medical education by the U.S. Department of Education and by the council for Higher Education Accreditation. For further information, please contact the Council on Podiatric Medical Education at the following address: Council on Podiatric Medical Education, 9312 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, 301/571-9200.

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