Residency in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

Residency in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

About us

The goal of our program is to enhance residents' educational experience and expand their knowledge and skills in podiatric medicine, foot and ankle surgery and wound care. The environment at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills and affiliates offers a wide variety of training experience including trauma, podiatric surgery, orthopedics, and office rotations to name a few.

Three residents are selected each year (9 in total) to participate in our three year residency program. Training takes place at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, Syosset Hospital, Nassau University Medical Center, Glen Cove Hospital, the Podiatry Clinic Wound Care Center at Forest Hills, and private offices.

The program is integrated into all specialties offered in the health system with a competency-based curriculum that includes:

  • Anesthesia
  • Behavioral science
  • Emergency medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • General surgery
  • Infectious disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Medical imaging
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pathology
  • Podiatric surgery
  • Podiatric medicine
  • Office rotations
  • Wound care

Each resident will receive a Certificate of Completion in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery/RRA, approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education, upon successful completion of the program.

An externship is also offered to podiatric medicine students. For more information or questions about the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery/RRA Residency at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, contact our residency coordinator, Christine Mejilla at (718) 830-1920 or [email protected].

Application process

Applicants interested in the podiatric medicine and surgery training program at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills should apply through the CASPR system. No applications are accepted after Oct. 30.

Essential application information includes:

  • NBPME score release
  • APMLE part I results
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Clinical scores
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Photo
  • Applicant agreement and payment

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Program director

(718) 830-1920
Get in touch with us!

Applicants invited for interview will be notified by email. For additional information on how to apply contact Christine Mejilla.

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Forest Hills Hospital has a new name:

Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

Forest Hills Hospital is now a division of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Our new name, Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, reflects this integration. As a result of this integration, you may receive documents or financial information with the LIJ Medical Center name, logo or address for your stay at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, a division of LIJ Medical Center. For hospital fact sheet, click here

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