Residents enjoy a variety of comprehensive rotations each year of training. Educational opportunities include journal club, lectures, grand rounds, surgery lab, dissection lab, conferences, and participation in multiple fellowships. Residents perform research in the Franciscan Foot and Ankle Institute Research Laboratory, and are required to give scientific presentations at regional meetings.

First year rotations

  • Anesthesiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease
  • Pathology
  • Physical and Behavioral Medicine/Pain Management
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Emergency Department Monthly Coverage: Foot and Ankle

Second year rotations

  • Dermatology: Mini-fellowship Bako
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Vascular Surgery and Diagnostics

Third year rotations

  • Jurisprudence
  • Orthopedics: Kaiser San Francisco
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma