The Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH)

The Council of Teaching Hospitals of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine is made up of over 200 institutions dedicated to excellence in post-graduate medical education through its podiatric residency programs.  Institutional membership is renewed annually.  All podiatric faculty affiliated with a COTH member institution are eligible for the benefits of membership. 

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to the members-only sections of this web site containing graduate medical reimbursement information, program development and support and other current topics of interest
  • Reduced pricing for continuing medical education events
  • Free participation in the Centralized Regional Interview Program (CRIP)
  • Access to the Resident Rescue Fund, if needed

The Administrative Board of the Council of Teaching Hospitals is made up of elected regional representatives from across the United States.  The Board administers the Centralized Application and Matching Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR) as well as The Centralized Residency Interview Program (CRIP).  The COTH puts a high value on providing excellent faculty development workshops for podiatric faculty. 

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