For general information about Externships/Clerkships and for the schedule, please access the AACPM externship website. The AACPM Externship application portal can also provide information specific to the application.

The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) Externship website https://aacpm.org/clerkships/

The AACPM application portal https://www.dpmclerkships.org/

Services (8)

Affiliation Agreement

Submit a request if a program advises you they do not have a current agreement with WesternU CPM

Counseling/Advising

Request a meeting with CPM Rotations for help with the application process, or with Drs. Nouvong or Labovitz for advice selecting Externship/Clerkship programs.

Grade/Evaluation Inquiry

Submit a request for information on your evaluation or rotation grade. If you wish to provide preceptor name/email for evaluation, please utilize the monthly survey link instead.

Hospital Onboarding & Document Submission

Submit a request if you require assistance or sign-off from CPM for hospital orientation documents or online onboarding.

Letter of Good Standing Request

Submit request for updated Letter of Good Standing. Please include dates of rotation and full site name. Please note, check your individual Teams files first for the Letter of Good Standing before submitting ticket.

Report concern/issue

Submit a request if you feel there is a discrepancy on your evaluation.

Schedule Change

Request a change in your clerkship schedule. Please refer to the Clinical Education Manual regarding rescheduling or cancelling externships. All changes must be approved by the Associate Dean and Manager of Clinical Rotations & Graduate Placement.