The Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago PMSR-RRA program has a large number of active affiliated training sites where residents actively participate in clinics and perform surgical procedures. The affiliated sites are receptive to residency training and the attending staff affords every resident the opportunity to perform surgical procedures at their own level of competency.
At the Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago PMSR-RRA, your PGY-1 year will be spent primarily at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago. Several core rotations will be completed as a PGY-1 resident as well as an introduction to podiatry hospital call and inpatient care. All rotations in your PGY-1 year will provide outstanding educational experiences to prepare you for your APMLE board exam as well as provide you with a knowledge base to form you into a well-rounded podiatric physician.
During your PGY-2 year, you will spend the majority of your days in the operating room or covering hospital inpatients. You will gather further knowledge on treating consults as well as post-operatively managing surgical patients. The majority of residents achieve their required case log at this point in their residency careers.
During your PGY-3 year, you will spend the majority of time in the operating room performing increasingly specialized surgeries with limb reconstructive experts like Associate Director, Dr. Edgardo Rodriguez, as well as traveling to external sites to gain further skills in advanced rearfoot and reconstructive surgery.