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DPM/MPH Admissions

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) offer a joint Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Master of Public Health (DPM/MPH) degree, allowing students to gain expertise in two fields of special interest, public health and podiatry. You can complete the DPM/MPH degrees in four to four and a half years, with clinical rotations and field work beginning in your third year.

How to Apply 

Current New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) students interested in applying to the dual DPM/MPH program must obtain permission from the Dean of Pre-Clinical Sciences at NYCPM. You can submit requests directly to: 

Eileen Chusid, PhD 
Dean, Pre-Clinical Sciences 
New York College of Podiatric Medicine 
53 East 124th Street 
New York, NY 10035 
Tel: 212-410-8127 

Once you receive permission to apply, you must submit the following to Icahn Mount Sinai:

  • Completed SOPHAS application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (on official letterhead and signed by your recommender)
  • Personal statement (no more than two pages single spaced). This statement should be a concise, well-written essay about your educational background and reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in podiatric medicine and public health. You should give information about:
    • Your background as it pertains to your academic and professional goals
    • The motivating influences that stimulated interest in your specific discipline
    • Your future career goals and objectives
    • How an advanced degree from our institution will help to achieve your educational and career objectives
  • Resume or CV
  • Official GRE or MCAT scores (optional)