is podiatry right for me?

Is Podiatry Right For Me?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in medicine, that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance? 

Do you want to practice in a field that provides the opportunity to build relationships with patients, while providing them with immediate relief through treatment?

Do you want to play a key role in saving lives, without the pressure of making life and death mistakes?

Consider a career in podiatry!  

  • Earn a salary comparable to MDs and DOs while working an average 40-60 hours a week, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
  • Treat patients from diagnosis, through conservative care, surgery, and recovery while developing meaningful patient relationships.
  • Play a key role in diabetic limb salvage as an integral part of the health-care team.
  • Choose from a variety of sub-specialties (many of which include a surgical aspect), including sports medicine, dermatology, wound care, and more.

Prospective podiatry students share a few common character traits:

  • Outgoing 
  • Open-minded
  • Life-long learners
  • Compassionate
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Motivated

If you think you any of these traits apply to you, take the next Step into Podiatry and learn more about the education and training podiatrists receive along with the application process for applying to podiatric medical school!

Testimonials

Current students and practicing podiatrists share why podiatry was the best career choice for them. Is podiatry right for you, too?