Residents

ABPM offers podiatric physicians a comprehensive board qualification and certification process in podiatric orthopedics and primary podiatric medicine. ABPM also provides comprehensive In-training examinations to residents for self-assessment, and as study and reference material in preparing to sit for Board qualification. Please see the In-training materials and information on the In-training exam.

Why Certify with ABPM

New practicing podiatric physicians can attain ABPM certification shortly after completing residency, often within the same year.

ABPM-certified podiatric physicians:

Physicians who have completed a CPME accredited three-year residency training sequence (see below) can move quickly from Board qualification to Board certification, without the submission of cases as a prerequisite.

With 36-month CPME-approved Residency
PMSR, PM&S-36, PM&S-24 + PPMR/POR
With 24-month CPME-approved Residency
PM&S-24, PSR + PPMR/POR, PPMR + POR
  • Applicants must pass the qualification examination (Part 1) in order to sit for the certification examination (Part 2)
  • Applicants are not required to submit case documentation as a pre-requisite to certification.
  • Applicants must pass the qualification examination (Part 1)
  • Applicants must pass the case review process to sit for the certification examination (Part 2)
  • All applicants must achieve board certification by 2018.

DON’T MISS THE 2018 ELIGIBILITY DEADLINE!

How to Become Board Certified