Residency Program

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program at St. Mary's General Hospital

Fully Accredited by The Council on Podiatric Medical Education , and the Council on Teaching Hospitals

The goal of the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program, with added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at St. Mary's Hospital is to graduate surgeons properly trained in reconstructive surgery of the forefoot, rearfoot, and ankle. This is accomplished through a structured three-year educational program which provides an appropriate mixture of extensive clinical experiences and academics. The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program at St. Mary's General Hospital intends to produce well-rounded podiatric physicians and surgeons, who will appreciate the total patient's medical wellbeing.

Each year will be divided by level of educational emphasis and intensity, increase in duties and responsibilities and contractual assignment. The professional staff at St, Mary's General is committed to this program and the education and training of its residents.

The training objective of the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program at St. Mary's General is to provide residents with the education and training necessary to acquire the experience and to develop the skills and attitudes to assure the special competence and judgment expected of today's podiatric physician. The curriculum is structured to provide each resident with appropriate and sufficient experience in the supervised diagnosis and management of patients with a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries through achievement of the competencies listed in our Residency Manual.

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program With Added Credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (PMSR/RRA) at St. Mary's General is designed to meet the criteria and guidelines for evaluating Podiatric Residency Programs as set forth by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. This Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency program has been envisioned by the St. Mary's General Residency Committee and is based upon national standards, community needs, and the philosophy of the professional staff.

Application Process

  • Applications processed through CASPR
  • One resident accepted yearly
  • Completion of Podiatric Externship program not mandatory for consideration
  • Students encouraged to visit program and spend time with current residents prior to applying

Salaries and Benefits

Salary Scale

  • PGY 1 - $49,121
  • PGY 2 - $51,890
  • PGY 3 - $54,759

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Prescription Plan)
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • Education/Book allowance
  • Meal allowance
  • Parking

Key Contacts

Dr. Michael Subik, DPM, FACFAS, CMET, Director of Residency Program
dr.michaelsubik@verizon.net
973-365-4582

Lenny Ramirez, DPM: Externship Coordinator/Assistant Director
Lenram88@aol.com
201-864-6860

Jackie Jakimas: Residency Program Coordinator
JJakimas1@primehealthcare.com

973-965-4762

Podiatric Faculty

William A. Freundlich, DPM, FACFAS, CWS Committee Member
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, Diplomate, American Board of Wound Management, Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

Kevin Healey, DPM, FACFAS Coordinator of Medical Education and Research
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Certified Foot & Ankle Surgery) Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Diplomate, American Board Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Marc Notari, DPM, FACFAS Residency Committee Member
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Certified Foot & Ankle Surgery) Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Lenny Ramirez, DPM, FACFAS Assistant Director/Externship Coordinator
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Diplomate, American Board Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Michael Subik, DPM, FACFAS, CWS Chief of Podiatry Department/Coordinator of External Rotations, CWS Residency Program Director
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery (Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Certified) Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association

Gabriella Weiss, MD DABIM FACP Non-Podiatric Medical Faculty Coordinator
Board Certifications and Fellowships:
American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Infectious Disease

Clinical Experiences

  • Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine Pathology/Lab
  • Behavioral Science
  • Infectious Disease
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Dermatology Orthopedics Podiatry
  • Wound Care
  • Office Rotations
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Emergency Room
  • Outpatient Clinic Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Sx
  • Radiology Rheumatology
  • Trauma
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery (General) Vascular Surgery

PGY-1

  • Podiatric Surgery-2 months
  • Behavioral Medicine- 2 weeks
  • Pathology- 2 weeks
  • Internal Medicine- 6 weeks
  • Infectious Diseases- 6 weeks
  • Radiology- 1 month
  • Dermatology- 1 month
  • Anesthesiology- 1 month
  • Emergency Room- 1 month
  • Vascular/General Surgery- 2 months

PGY-2

  • Wound Care- 1 month
  • Podiatric Surgery- 11 months
  • Office Rotations

PGY-3

  • Elective rotations
  • Podiatric Surgery- 12 months

Didactic Activities

  • Grand Rounds
  • M&M Conferences
  • Wound Care Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Book Club
  • Research
  • Lecture Series
  • External CME Programs

Visiting the hospital is strongly recommended. Interviews will be held at the CASPR CRIP.