Residents will be eligible for appointment to the CPME approved,
CHA Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency if they have graduated
from an accredited United States Podiatric Medical School.
The CHA Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Program selects
residents from among eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness,
ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and
personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. The program
does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color,
sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
This CPME approved residency program participates in the national
podiatric resident match process (CASPR/CRIP). The residency program
is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric
Medicine (AACPM) and the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH).
Match Selection Criteria
Step 1: All applicants must have completed or anticipate
satisfactory completion of podiatric medical school by June of the
following year. The candidates complete a uniform application provided
by CASPR and available for review on their website. The applicants
are screened by the residency selection committee and rated by reviewing
academic credentials, clinical rotation evaluations, letters of
recommendation, personal applicant statement, board scores and research
Those that pass the initial screening are invited to interview
with the program at the CRIP.
Step 2: All candidate interviews are performed at a predetermined
CRIP location. The interview team consists of members of the residency
training committee and a resident designee. The interview is typically
25-30 minutes in length and is comprised of social and academic
portions. Information about CHA, the residency program itself and
of the greater Cambridge area are given to the candidates to help
ensure that the institution is a good fit for the prospective residents.
Step 3: Following the interview, the applicants are ranked
by the program based upon their application and personal interview
by the residency training committee. The final rankings are submitted
to CASPR and the program is notified of the match results in early