The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is the professional organization for Podiatrists in the US. It promotes foot and
ankle health, supports professional education, and advocates on behalf of the profession.
The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) accredits and represents all of the US colleges of podriatric medicine. The AACPM also runs a national mentoring network for pre-health students interested in podiatric medicine, administers the common application for podiatry programs, and facilitates residency programs for graduates.
Podiatric Medical Colleges - an online directory of podiatric medical schools.
Other professional organizations include:
Below are various financial aid resources to help you plan your finances as you apply to Podiatry programs:
FinAid’s list of Loan Forgiveness programs
APMA Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund
American Association for Women Podiatrists Founders Scholarship
AAMC’s Paying for Medical School
AAMC’s Fee Assistance Program
AACOM’s Financial Aid resources
AACOM’s Fee Waiver programs