Highlights and Benefits

Our Podiatry Research Fellowship Program has several strong comprehensive curriculum components and benefits.

Why Choose the Michigan Medicine Podiatry Research Fellowship Program

  • Six months of dedicated research time (no clinical responsibilities during research rotations), including mentorship from faculty and a dedicated Research Director
  • An expectation that fellows will be published during their time with us
  • Submitting an IRB
  • Obtaining NIH statistical methods and research certification
  • DataDirect and statistical package training
  • Grant exposure
  • Well-rounded rotation, clinical and surgical schedule – including the scheduled call that does not occur on back-to-back weekends
  • Collaborate with internationally recognized research faculty and utilize Michigan Medicine resources to build a foundation for a teaching and research career
  • Regular, required, speaking/presenting opportunities at various conferences including, Podiatry Education Series, Wound Boards, MEND clinical and research conferences, Vascular Teaching Conference, etc.
  • Extensive quality improvement and patient safety curriculum (QIPS), including a dedicated QIPS Director
  • Structured wellness/burnout curriculum that includes education/workshops, free weekday access to an in-house full gym, published fatigue mitigation policy and learning module, a paid transportation when fatigued policy, plus many other university resources
  • Comprehensive salary and unparalleled benefits including:
    • Insurance coverage begins the first day of employment
      • Health and dental insurance
      • Life, liability and long-term disability insurance
    • Written leave of absence and maternity leave policies
    • Additional financial benefits
      • Lump sum savings payment
      • CME funds
      • Free access to one-on-one financial advisement workshop
    • Time off/holiday pay
      • 20 vacation days annually
      • Holiday pay in addition to regular pay when working a contract identified holiday, plus the fellow’s birthday
      • Preventative medical time off for medical/dental care (8 hours per year)
  • Fellow’s workrooms - dedicated shared desk space, both on the clinical campus and at the hospital
  • Free tickets to select University of Michigan sporting events