Podiatric Surgical Residency at Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Campus - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

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Graduate Medical Education

Podiatric Surgical Residency

Podiatric Surgical Residency Program

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Please contact:

Monica Kurszewski
Program Coordinator Phone: 414-874-4500 

The mission of the Podiatric Surgical Residency at Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Campus is to train residents in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and ankle disorders by medical, physical and surgical means.

Step Into a Bright Future

St. Joseph's Podiatry Residency program provides podiatric training in a multidisciplinary setting where the residents can gain experience working with other medical practitioners to provide total care.

The program accepts students from all podiatry schools through the CASPR application service.

Meet Dr. Sean Wilson, Podiatric Surgical Residency Director

Three Year, Multidisciplinary Program

This comprehensive three-year program provides surgery, inpatient management, emergency department (trauma) and clinic experience. A strong emphasis is placed on all phases of foot and ankle surgery. The program fulfills all of the newly-revised requirements of The Council of Podiatric Medical Education. Residents work on staff at five hospitals and outpatient centers with more than 45 attending physicians including podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons. The program also provides significant rotations through:

  • Anesthesia
  • Biomechanics
  • Clinical podiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetic limb salvage
  • Emergency medicine
  • General and internal medicine
  • Hyperbaric medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pedorthotics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plastic surgery
  • PT
  • Radiology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Wound care

Externship Opportunity

A one-month externship is available to any third and fourth year podiatry student. This is a surgical externship, which will have you in the OR on a daily basis. An externship is required for consideration for the residency program.

Mail Externship Application to:
Monica Kurszewski
Wheaton Franciscan - St. Joseph Campus
Graduate Medical Education
5000 W. Chambers Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Phone: 414-874-4500

Podiatry Residency Faculty

The Podiatric Surgical Residency faculty are board certified, board qualified or board eligible in their respective sub-specialties within the field of podiatric medicine and surgery.

For more information about the Transitional Year program, view the Resident Physician Agreement (PDF).