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  • A Step Ahead
  • Why podiatric medicine? Why Des Moines University? Why Des Moines, Iowa? View slide
    • The Foot
    • Complex structure designed for balance and mobility
    • Highly significant interaction with rest of the body
    • May be first area to reveal signs of systemic medical conditions
    Why Podiatric Medicine? View slide
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
    • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    • Specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders, diseases, and injuries
    • Works closely with other health professionals to treat and control disease
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
    • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    • Makes independent decisions
    • Performs surgery
    • Prescribes medications
    • Utilizes radiographic and laboratory tests for diagnostic purposes
    • Orders physical therapy
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
    • Benefits of a Podiatric Medical Career
    • Professional Satisfaction
    • Alleviating human suffering
    • Flexible practice hours
    • Balanced lifestyle
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
    • Need for Podiatric Physicians
    • Baby Boomers
      • More miles on their feet
      • More active lifestyles means more injury-prone
      • Largest segment of population
    • Diabetes
      • Reaching epidemic proportions
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
    • Podiatric Subspecialties
    • Diabetic foot
    • Geriatrics
    • Pediatrics (Podopediatrics)
    • Biomechanics/Orthopedics
    • Sports Medicine
  • Why Podiatric Medicine?
      • 0 - 2 years $ 63,088
      • 3 - 5 years $104,909
      • 6 - 9 years $126,717
      • 10 - 14 years $143,141
      • 15 - 24 years $158,509
      • 25+ years $125,000
      • Source: APMA 2002
    Average Net Income $134,557 11 th Highest Paid Profession in U.S. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2000
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • University Setting
      • Health sciences university
      • 22-acre campus
    • Unique Education
      • Combined basic sciences
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Podiatric Medical Education
    • Basic Sciences
    • Clinical Sciences
    • Podiatric Medicine
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Basic Sciences
      • Anatomy
      • Biochemistry
      • Physiology
      • Microbiology
      • Pathology
      • Histology
  • Why Des Moines University? Clinical Sciences
    • Pharmacology
    • Endocrinology
    • Neurology
    • Cardiology
    • Hematology
    • Rheumatology
    • Dermatology
    • Respiratory System
    • Gastrointestinal System
    • Renal System
    • Nutrition
    • Orthopedics
  • Why Des Moines University? Podiatric Medicine
    • Lower Limb Anatomy
    • Radiology
    • Biomechanics
    • Surgery
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    • Basic Surgical Skills
    • Managed Care
    • Medical Research
    • Gerontology
    • Trauma/Emergency Medicine
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Clinical Training
    • 24 months
    • DMU Foot & Ankle Institute
    • County Hospital
    • Ambulatory Clinics
    • Long-Term Care Facilities
    • Community Practices
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Outcomes on national board exams
    • Part One
      • 100% Pass rate for the last three years
    • Part Two
      • 97% Pass rate, Class of 2003
    • PM Lexis (Part Three)
      • Above the national average for more than six years
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Residency Placement
    • 2003 National Residencies
      • 64% multi-year programs
    • CPMS Class of 2003 Residencies
      • 93% placed in multi-year surgical programs
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Class of 2007 Averages
    • Overall GPA – 3.3
    • Science GPA – 3.1
    • MCAT – 20
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Pre-Requisites
    • Biology – 8 Hours*
    • Chemistry – 8 Hours*
    • Organic Chemistry – 8 Hours*
    • Physics – 8 Hours*
    • English – 6 Hours
    • *Lab Required
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Pre-Requisites
    • 90 semester hours
    • Bachelor’s degree recommended
    • MCAT preferred
    • Pre-professional advisory committee evaluation
    • Interview required
  • Why Des Moines University?
    • Online application available through AACPM
    • Apply to all 6 member schools with same application
    • Application cycle begins in September for class that starts the following August
  • Why Des Moines, Iowa?
    • Low cost of living
    • High quality of life
    • All the amenities of a big city without the problems
  • A Step Ahead