News from ACFAS

May 31, 2023

New Podcast Alert

The newest ACFAS podcast is now available! Hear Benjamin Cullen, DPM, FACFAS discuss with Sandeep Patel, DPM, FACFAS, Jeffrey Baker, DPM, FACFAS and Noman Siddiqui, DPM, FACFAS.


ACFAS podcasts brings together experts to provide insights on topics critical to foot and ankle surgeon. Listen on your favorite channel and check back for new episodes. Check out this and all ACFAS podcasts in .


Controversies in Bunion Surgery is generously sponsored by Arthrex.

AACPM 2023 Residency Placement

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) has announced the Residency Placement results for 2023.


As of May 31, 555 of 559 Residency applicants have been placed for a success rate of 99.3%. There are 4 (0.7%) applicants that are still seeking positions for the 2023-2024 training year. Of the 622 CPME Approved positions in 2023, 570 of them offered active positions for this recruitment cycle.


There are 16 approved entry-level positions that are .

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Medical Economics

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