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CPME-Required Outcomes

The Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) requires all colleges of podiatric to make available to the public first-time national board exam pass rates, four-year graduation rates and residency placement rates over the most recent three year period.

CPME-required outcomes, July 1, 2015 for DMU CPMSPercent
Part 1 APMLE Pass Rate 2012-2014 (first-time takers only)94%
Part 2 APMLE Written Pass Rate 2013-2015 (first-time takers only)93%
Part 2 APMLE CSPE Pass Rate 2014 (first-time takers only)100%
Four-year Graduation Rate 2013-2015 (average)87%
Residency Placement Rate 2013-2015 (average)100%

Council on Teaching Hospital Residency Survey

The COTH Residency Survey is completed by residency directors following completion of the first year of residency training. The chart depicts the performance of CPMS graduates compared to all graduates for the classes of 2012 and 2013.

Graduate Satisfaction Survey

The Graduate Satisfaction Survey is a comprehensive survey of four-year students conducted prior to commencement. These results demonstrate the Excellent to Good responses in the area of “Quality of Education” for the classes 2011-2013.

Scholarship Outcomes

There has been an increased emphasis on research in CPMS. Two quality measures used to follow the progress of the CPMS research enterprise are peer review publications and students participating in the DMU Mentored Research Program.

Alumni Survey

The CPMS Alumni Survey is distributed to graduates on a five-year cycle. The purpose of the survey is to collect important information on changes or trends in the practice of podiatric medicine and use this information to enhance the podiatric curriculum.