About the Hospital and Podiatric Program

Group of DoctorsCommunity Medical Center has been in existence for more than 55 years and a fully accredited acute care hospital with 592-beds. The hospital offers the patients of Ocean County and the surrounding area with superior medical treatment with an emphasis on healing and promoting patient safety. This hospital cares for over 28,000 inpatients, 127,700 outpatients and 100,000 emergency department patients each year.

The objectives of the Community Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program are to provide extensive training through a graduate medical education program in which residents will be trained in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, trauma surgery, elective foot surgery, and limb salvage. They will complete a diversified but defined core curriculum as required by CPME. Residents will participate in research and studies and a strong didactic curriculum, this nurturing will allow the development of a commitment to lifelong learning.

The Podiatric Medicine residency program is committed to maintaining quality education to residents and to following the guidelines and policies of the CPME. Below are the list of competencies:

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Patient Care
  • Patient-based learning and improvement
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • System-based practice
  • Socio-economic awareness

Our goal is that our graduates will be well versed in practical skills and able to provide exceptional patient-centered care in the specialty of Podiatric medicine and surgery.

Program Highlights:

  • A culture of inclusion, dedication and team
  • Mentorship and support to foster personal and professional growth
  • Extensive research opportunities
  • Close partnership with faculty to achieve superior patient care and satisfaction
  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Work/Life balance
  • Dedicated, caring staff