On a regularly scheduled basis, the Council on Podiatric Medical Education reviews and, when appropriate, revises the requirements and procedures associated with various evaluation activities. The Council has initiated a review of publications related to fellowship evaluation and approval:
The Council and its Ad Hoc Committee will be guided by the following principles in revising the fellowship documents:
The Council has appointed an ad hoc advisory committee comprised of representatives of the community of interest related to postdoctoral podiatric medical education. The Ad Hoc Advisory Committee members broadly represent the communities of interest related to fellowship education and have been selected with the belief that they will provide thoughtful analysis and insight into the needed evolution of fellowship training, in coordination with the goals and the interests of the profession.
The Council has appointed the following individuals to the Committee:
Timothy Ford, DPM (Chair), Louisville, KY – Associate professor and clinical faculty, University of Louisville; fellowship director, Reconstructive Foot and Diabetic Limb Salvage/Preservation - University of Louisville Hospital; residency director, University of Louisville Hospital; fellowship/residency evaluator; college evaluator; college appeals committee member; former CPME member, vice-chair, and chair; former RRC member and chair; former CREC member
D. Scot Malay, DPM, Philadelphia – Director of Podiatric Research, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; fellowship director
Jeffrey M. Manway, DPM, Monroeville, PA – Clinical instructor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; fellowship director, UPMC Medical Education – Lower Extremity Limb Salvage/Trauma; residency director, UPMC Medical Education
Rosemay Michel, DPM, Fayetteville, NC – RRC member; fellowship/residency evaluator
Michael E. Munson, DPM, Ann Arbor, MI – Clinical assistant professor in Internal Medicine - Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; fellowship director, University of Michigan Health System – Limb Preservation
Mark E. Solomon, DPM, Basking Ridge, NJ – Fellowship committee member, ACFAS Fellowship Committee; fellowship director, Pediatric Foot & Ankle Fellowship (ACFAS recognized); fellowship/residency evaluator; private practitioner
Jacob Wynes, DPM, Baltimore, MD – Assistant professor, Department of Orthopedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine; fellowship director, University of Maryland Limb Preservation and Deformity Correction Fellowship (ACFAS-recognized)
The initial meeting of the Fellowship Ad Hoc Advisory Committee is being planned for late 2021 or early 2022. The exact date will be published on this page and the Council’s home page.