UT Southwestern Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship

Program Director:                            
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH, FACFAS

Other Program Faculty:
Javier LaFontaine, DPM, FACFAS

Post Graduate Fellows:
2018-2019: Matthew Johnson, DPM; David Truong, DPM, MS (clinical fellows)
2017-2019: Andrew Crisologo, DPM, AACFAS (research fellow)

UT Southwestern Medical Center
1801 Inwood Rd MC 9132
Dallas, TX  75390
(214) 645-3104
(214) 645-3148
Email: colleen.champagne@utsouthwestern.edu    


Number of Positions:   
Two clinical fellows; one research fellow

One year

Program Start and End Dates:          
July 1 – June 30

Application Deadline:    
February 1

Program Application:
ACFAS Standard Fellowship Application Form


Position Locations:                           
Dallas, TX: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Research Requirements:    
The overall goals of the Diabetic Limb Salvage research fellow are to learn the fundamentals of clinical research. The fellow will learn to develop and execute a clinical research project including developing and writing grants, research grant reports and manuscripts preparation. The fellow will participate in every aspect of the grand process.

Program Summary/Training Goals:

  • The overall goal of the Diabetic Limb Salvage clinical fellowship is to prepare podiatrists to become experts in prevention diagnosis, and treatment of complex, high risk patients with limb threatening complications.
  • The Diabetic Limb Salvage expert must be competent in all aspects of clinical care. They must also be able to critically evaluate the medical literature and understand the pivotal elements of research design and analysis.

Educational Opportunities