NYCPM: New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Former namesThe New York School of Chiropody
The First Institute of Podiatry
Long Island University College of Podiatry (1939-1955)
M.J Lewi College of Podiatry
MottoKnowledge – Dedication – Compassion – Integrity
Established date1911
Current PresidentLouis L. Levine
Students per class109
LocationNew York City, NY
ColorsWhite, Blue


NYCPM is the first college of podiatric medicine established in 1911 graduating more than 25% of all active podiatric physicians. NYCPM is located in New York City, the heart of many prestigious health care institutions.


The average class size is 109. Students at NYCPM have the option to pursue a dual degree DPM/MPH in conjunction with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The campus has a variety of active clubs and organizations in which students can serve the community, practice their knowledge through applied medicine, learn new languages etc. Students have many opportunities to conduct research and publish their publications in a student run scholarly review called the Podiatric Medical Review.


NYCPM is affiliated with neighboring hospitals which include Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Metropolitan Hospital Center, Harlem Hospital Center, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Mount Sinai Hospital. Students also benefit clinically from the on-site clinic, the Foot Center of New York. Students can also participate in international externships in Israel, India, Poland, Spain, Ireland, and Australia.

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