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Professional Regulation

Podiatrist In Training

General Information

Apply for a Podiatric Physician In-Training license if you are a Podiatric Physician participating in an:

  • in-state Delaware residency program, or
  • out-of-state residency program that has a rotation of 45 days or longer in Delaware.

As a Podiatrist In-Training licensee, you are limited to the practice of medicine in the hospital where you are employed except for any outside medical duties that may be assigned as part of your residency program. You must perform outside duties under the supervision of a fully licensed podiatric physician.


Requirements for All Applicants

  • Enclose the non-refundable processing fee by check or money order made payable to “State of Delaware.”
  • Arrange for the Board office to receive an official transcript sent directly from your school of podiatric medicine to Board office.
    • If you have not graduated at the time of application, arrange for the Board office to receive a letter from the school. The letter must attest that you are in good academic standing and state your expected completion date and degree.
  • Complete the Criminal History Record Check Authorization form to request State of Delaware and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal background checks. Follow the instructions on the authorization form to arrange to be fingerprinted.
  • Arrange for the Board office to receive score reports sent directly from the following exam services:
    • For scores on the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examinations (APMLE) Parts I and II, see www.apmle.com.
    • For scores on the APMLE Part III, see www.fpmb.org.
  • Arrange for the Board office to receive verification of licensure from each jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia) in which you hold, or have ever held, a license to practice podiatric medicine, sent directly from the jurisdiction to the Board office.
  • Arrange for your Resident Program Director and Supervising Physician to complete and sign the Residency Program Director’s Affidavit included with application.


Reporting Requirement

You must notify the Board office within three days after you complete or withdraw from the residency program.

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