CPME Mission Statement

The mission of the Council is to promote the quality of graduate education, postgraduate education, certification, and continuing education. By confirming these programs meet established standards and requirements, the Council serves to protect the public, podiatric medical students, and doctors of podiatric medicine.

Call for Comments - Residency Evaluations

The Council provides opportunity for individuals or organizations to submit written comments concerning an institution’s qualifications for provisional or continued approval. The Council publishes notices in APMA News and on its website regarding its plans to conduct either a focused evaluation or a comprehensive evaluation of an institution that seeks provisional approval or continuation of approval. The notice indicates the deadline for receipt of third-party comments.


Call for Third-Party Comments

  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine
    Please submit third-party comments by October 10, 2023
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Podiatric Medicine 
    Please submit third-party comments by November 15, 2023.
  • Comments should be submitted to Heather Stagliano, Executive Director, Council on Podiatric Medical Education. The full notice can be read here.

CPME Statements and Notices

Updates to CPME Documents 
Documents approved and adopted at the Council’s April 2023 meeting include:

CPME Documents Under Review


October 18-19, 2023
Accreditation Committee
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

October 19, 2023
Executive Committee
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

October 20-21, 2023
Council on Podiatric Medical Education
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

November 6-9, 2023
Comprehensive on-site evaluation of Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine
Pomona, CA

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RRC Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines