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California School of Podiatric Medicine
3100 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
The California School of Podiatric Medicine is one of nine accredited podiatric medical schools in the nation. The campus is in Oakland, California, part of the San Francisco Bay Area. The more than 100-year-old non-profit institution provides a post-baccalaureate four-year, full-time program leading to the degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.
CSPM is known for its hands-on early approach to clinical education. Clinical rotations begin at the start of the second academic year in May. During the summer months, second year students begin to participate in clinical rotations, which cover mechanical orthopedics, radiology, general and primary podiatric medicine. The majority of the third year and the entire fourth year are devoted to clinical rotations at inpatient and outpatient facilities, community practice clerkships, and outside clerkships at affiliated Bay Area medical centers and throughout the United states.
The educational program leading to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree consists of a comprehensive curriculum in the basic medical and clinical sciences. The didactic course work is completed during the first three years of the program.
emonstrating academic excellence in podiatric medical education for nearly a century, CSPM offers a number of advantages to students:
Classification: Specialized Institution—Other separate health profession school
Locale: Large City