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Degree: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) from a school of podiatric medicine accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Evaluation in the year in which the degree was granted.
Licensure: Applicants must be currently licensed to practice podiatric medicine in one of the States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
Applicants who meet the basic requirements qualify for GS-11.
In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have 1 year of experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the practice of podiatry in an office, clinic, or hospital.
For GS-12 positions, 1 year of post-graduate training in a school-affiliated podiatrist's office (preceptorship) or residency is qualifying.
For GS-13 positions, 2 years of post-graduate training in a school-affiliated podiatrist's office (preceptorship) or residency is qualifying.
There is no Group Coverage Qualification Standard for this series. Use the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.