An applicant for Associate Membership must present a thesis of at least 2,000 words on a phase of original medical research acceptable to the American Society of Podiatric Medicine dredentials committee.
To achieve Fellow Membership status in the American Society of Podiatric Medicine, an applicant must have completed at least 200 hours of post graduate work approved by the Society credentials committee. Applicants are required to submit a thesis of at least 5,000 words on some phase ofPodiatric Medical research. In lieu of a thesis, submission of twenty five documented case histories on a particular aspect of Podiatric Medical practice, or board certification in primary Podiatric Medicine.
Applicants to the American Society of Podiatric Medicine must meet the following criteria to join the organization: