Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is actively monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19. Effective beginning March 11, 2020 at 4:25PM, the University along with the College of Podiatric Medicine will cease face-to-face classes through the end of spring semester. These classes will continue online. In addition, effective March 17, 2020, CPM students will cease Clinical Rotations until reassessment in April. This decision is made in unity with the majority of all podiatry schools, as well as Ohio MD and DO students. Finally, in compliance with University policy and procedure, the 2020 Foot & Ankle Renaissance CME program in Florence, Italy has been cancelled until 2021. 

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Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM) is one of nine accredited podiatry colleges in the United States and is a four-year, graduate level medical college, granting the degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. The mission of Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is to educate students to be highly competent doctors of podiatric medicine who will excel in residency training.

Founded in 1916, the College of Podiatric Medicine has graduated over 6,000 podiatrists who have made outstanding contributions to the field and study of podiatric medicine. KSUCPM has regional and national affiliations with over 50 world-wide hospitals and more than 300 private practitioners nationwide that provide externship training to KSUCPM students. Currently, KSUCPM maintains an average four year school enrollment of 425 students and typically graduates 85-100 podiatrists a year.



The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education and the accreditation status is accreditation.

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Council on Podiatric Medical Education
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814