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    Mission

    Our aim is to allow residents sufficient experience and guidance under the supervision of the UPMC McKeesport Wound Care Center (MWCC) specialists to achieve certification by the American Board of Wound Management at the end of three years.

    Program Details:


    1. 2 week elective time in the MWCC- YEARLY.

    2. Didactic sessions at the MWCC to cover Wound Care Test Content as per the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) Series of 18 lectures repeated one time over the three year residency- last Tues. of each month- MONTHLY.

    3. Wound Certification Prep Course to be completed ONCE by residents by end of third year. Cost is $750.

    4. Attendance at the UPMC Dept. of Podiatry annual seminar lectures on wound care TWICE by end of third year- first Friday in June at Mercy Hospital.

    5. Presentation of Wound Care in a journal club venue during the CORE lecture time to other family medicine residents ONCE by end of third year. This would involve one of the McKeesport Hospital Wound Care Clinic specialists or Dr. Patrick Burns of Mercy Hospital in preparation for the presentation.

    6. Participation in the McKeesport Wound Clinic 1-2 hours- MONTHLY.

    7. American Board of Wound Management Certification practice test and exam - third year. Cost is $95 for practice test and $995 for Certification exam.

    How to Apply

    All incoming residents who are interested will be asked to submit a one-page essay.
    Academic record and the reason for interest in the essay will determine acceptance.
     
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