Podiatric Residency & Clerkship Programs - Northport VA Medical Center
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Northport VA Medical Center


Podiatric Residency & Clerkship Programs

The Northport VA Medical Center in Northport, New York, offers training to podiatry residents and students in two capacities:
  • Three year 3 year PMSR w/ RRA residency program, fully approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education.
  • Clerkship program in podiatric medicine and surgery. Podiatry students work closely with our podiatry attendings and residents, participating in all aspect of patient care.
Located at the midpoint of the North Shore of Long Island, Northport is located half way between the bustling streets of Manhattan and the beauty and tranquility of Long Island wine country.

Podiatry Residency & Clerkship Programs

The Northport VA Medical Center offers a 3 year PMSR w/ RRA residency program, fully approved by the Council of Podiatric Education. Resident rotations provide a full scope of medical training in a team based interdisciplinary setting. Podiatric surgical training is provided in multiple facilities and encompasses all aspects of podiatric surgery including forefoot, midfoot, rearfoot, forefoot & rearfoot reconstruction, Charcot reconstruction, foot & ankle trauma, limb salvage and arthroscopy. Competencies are met through training in diverse facilities with equally as diverse faculty.

The VA podiatry clinic is well constructed for excellent patient care. Each room includes a computer with electronic medical records, digital x-rays and internet access. Present courseware and board review courses are available in the library.

The VA Medical Center Campus includes multiple buildings over a widespread area. On-campus facilities include an acute hospital building with multiple inpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric wards, a library, multiple long term care facilities and a 9-hole golf course. On-campus housing is available to residents, staff and rotating students. 

Additional Information and Application
Application for Podiatry Clerkship - Call 631-261-4400 x2063 for application. 
Dormitory Refund Direct Deposit Form 

The document above provides basic information about the residency and clerkship programs including application information, program details, contact information and a summary of each rotation's goals and duration. More detailed information about each rotation, including required competencies, will be provided to residents.

Questions or Comments
Please email us with your questions or comments to VHANOPPODIATRYCLERKSHIP@VA.GOV. This email will be delivered to Steven L. Goldman, DPM; MBA Residency Director and Chief of Podiatry Dept.; Wendy Young, DPM, Assistant Residency Director; the Clerkship Coordinator Jane Cortes, DPM, and Thomas Kraemer, Administrative Assistant Podiatry Department.

Contact Info


  • Northport VAMC Podiatry Dept.

Contact Number(s)

  • 631-261-4400 Ext. 2063

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00am-4:30pm