Become Board Qualified

Individuals with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) degree and who have completed at least a three-year CPME-approved residency program are eligible to become Board Qualified. Board Qualification is required before taking Board Certification examinations.

Board Qualification in Foot Surgery

Board Qualification in Foot Surgery indicates a demonstrated level of capability in the diagnosis of general medical problems, including the diagnosis and surgical management of pathologic foot conditions, deformities, and/or traumatic injuries.

Board Qualification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle (RRA) Surgery

Board Qualification in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle (RRA) Surgery indicates a demonstrated level of capability in the diagnosis of general medical problems, including the diagnosis and surgical management of pathologic foot and ankle conditions, deformities, and/or trauma and of structures that affect the foot, ankle, and leg.

Board Qualification in Foot Surgery is a prerequisite for Board Qualification in RRA.