College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus


Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine

The Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate. Information in this catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between MWU and the students.

Total Quarter Credits in the Professional Program:  217.0


Total Quarter Credits in the First Year:50
First Professional Year Fall Quarter
ANATG 1517Anatomical Sciences I (Fall)8
BIOCG 1512Biochemistry I (Fall)6
COREG 1560GInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PMEDG 1512Podiatric Medicine I (Fall)1.5
First Professional Year Winter Quarter
ANATG 1527Anatomical Sciences II (Winter)6
BIOCG 1523Biochemistry II (Winter)3
COREG 1570GInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
PHYSG 1523Physiology I (Winter)5
PMEDG 1521Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function I (Winter)3
First Professional Year Spring Quarter
ANATG 1537Anatomical Sciences III (Spring)4
COREG 1580GInterprofessional Healthcare0.5
FMEDG 1534Public Health, Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence (Spring)2
MICRG 1532Immunology (Spring)2.5
PHYSG 1534Physiology II (Spring)4.5
PMEDG 1531Introduction to Podiatric Surgery (Spring)3


Total Quarter Credits in the Second Year:69
Second Professional Year Summer Quarter
PMEDG 1619Podiatric Basic Skills Practicum1
PMEDG 1642Research and Evidence Based Medicine (Summer)1.5
PMEDG 1643Advanced Lower Extremity Anatomy (Summer)6.5
PMEDG 1644Medical Imaging (Summer)2
PMEDG 1651Biomechanics of Lower Extremity Function II (Summer)3.5
PMEDG 1675Pediatric Orthopedics (Summer)3
Second Professional Year Fall Quarter
MICRG 1612Microbiology (Fall/Winter)10
PATHG 1612Pathology I (Fall)5
PHARG 1612Pharmacology (Fall/Winter/Spring)3.3
PMED 1617Podiatric Basic Skills B (Rotation)0.5
PMEDG 1670Physical Diagnosis (Fall)3
Second Professional Year Winter Quarter
MICRG 1626Microbiology II (Winter)4
PATHG 1623Pathology II (Winter)5
PHARG 1612Pharmacology (Fall/Winter/Spring)3.3
PMEDG 1621Podiatric Basic Skills Practicum0.5
PMEDG 1662General Medicine I (Winter)3
Second Professional Year Spring Quarter
PATHG 1634Pathology III (Spring)5
PHARG 1612Pharmacology (Fall/Winter/Spring)3.3
PMEDG 1663Podiatric Pathomechanics I (Spring)3.5
PMEDG 1641Podiatric Medicine II (Spring)3.5
PMEDG 1672General Medicine II (Spring)3
PMEDG 1678Behavioral Medicine (Spring)1.5


Total Quarter Credits in the Third Year:58
Third Professional Year Summer Quarter
PMEDG 1702Radiology (Fall)2
PMEDG 1722Advanced Pathomechanics (Summer)2
PMEDG 1724Orientation to the Operating Room & Anesthesia (Summer)1.5
PMEDG 1727Emergency Medicine and Trauma (Summer/Fall)5
PMEDG 1732General Medicine III (Summer)3
PMEDG 1734Practice Management (Summer)2
PMEDG 1741Podiatric Dermatology (Fall)2.5
PMEDG 1751Applied Clinical Biomechanics (Fall)2
PMEDG 1773Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Summer)2.5
PMEDG 1774General Orthopedics and Disorders of Bone (Summer)2.5
Rotations (Integrated October through May)
PMEDG 1701Podiatric Medicine CORE A, B, C, D (4 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)16
PMEDG 1706Outpatient Medicine4
PMEDG 1733Clerkship A, B (2 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)8
 Required Elective - May choose either one 4-week or two 2-week rotations. from the list below4
PMEDG 1705Podiatric Office (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1707Vascular Medicine (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1708Pedorthics, Bracing & Prosthetics (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1710Dermatology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1711Rheumatology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1712Physical Therapy (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1713Wound Care (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1714Endocrinology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1715Neurology (4 weeks)4
PMEDG 1716Orthotic Fabrication (2 weeks)2
PMEDG 1725Clinical Correlates (Winter)1
PMEDG 1740International (2 weeks)2

Total Quarter Credits in the Fourth Year: 40
Fourth Professional Year
Rotations (Integrated June through May) During the fourth year, each student may take up to four weeks of vacation time.
PMEDG 1801Podiatric Medicine CORE A,B (2 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)8
PMEDG 1802Emergency Medicine/Trauma4
PMEDG 1803Surgery4
PMEDG 1804Inpatient Medicine4
PMEDG 1805 A,B,C,D,EClinical Clerkships (5 rotations, 4 weeks each, 4 credits each rotation)20
PMEDG 1808Optional Rotation (4 weeks)4