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About the Program

As with all podiatric residency programs, our faculty is largely voluntary, however the number and diversity of our faculty sets us apart from most programs. Our podiatric staff at AdventHealth Orlando numbers 33, with the majority of those members actively participating in the residency program. In addition, we benefit from a generous non-podiatric medical staff and family medicine residency programs.

Our philosophy of care is to provide our patients the most up-to-date, comprehensive patient care delivered through an integrated healthcare system. To accomplish this, it is important for our residents to understand that successful treatment of the lower extremity complaints demands an understanding of all aspects of the patient’s well-being.

Our residency program offers a wide range of educational opportunities for each resident. Residents receive extensive exposure to and participation in traumatology, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, wound care/limb salvage and elective foot and ankle surgery. While a structured curriculum does form the backbone of our training, we feel that our residents should have input into tailoring curriculum to suit their particular interests.

Jay Bornstein, DPM, DABPS, FACFAS

Program Director

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Our Facilities

Thank you for visiting the AdventHealth Orlando at East Orlando Podiatric Surgical Residency website. Please take a moment and allow us to share with you who and what we are. The podiatric medical and surgical residency 36-month program* is based at the 225-bed AdventHealth Orlando at East Orlando campus. Residents, however, utilize the entire AdventHealth Orlando network of seven campuses and over 2,050 beds throughout the Orlando area. The AdventHealth Orlando campuses are currently home to over 150 allopathic, osteopathic and podiatric residents.

Faculty of AdventHealth Medical Education

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  • Cody Togher, DPM

    Cody Togher, DPM


  • Jordan Butterfield, DPM

    Jordan Butterfield, DPM


  • Jaclyn Hoover, DPM

    Jaclyn Hoover, DPM


  • Kale Meeks, DPM

    Kale Meeks, DPM


  • Garrett Nguyen, DPM

    Garrett Nguyen, DPM


  • Thomas Ferrise, DPM

    Thomas Ferrise, DPM


  • Philip Calaj,DPM

    Philip Calaj, DPM


  • Stephanie Golding, DPM

    Stephanie Golding, DPM

    PGY - 1


The residency program at AdventHeath Orlando at East Orlando is a resource-based, competency-driven, assessment-validated program which is hospital-based and consists of postgraduate training in both inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical patient management. The program provides training resources that facilitate the resident’s sequential and progressive achievement of specific competencies. While significant structuring of the path towards achieving these goals is necessary, residents are allowed to tailor their education to meet their specific interests.

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Program Information

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Electronic Medical Record System

Documentation of patient care is done using an “Electronic Medical Record” or EMR called EPIC. EpicCare© is the most successful Ambulatory EMR in the healthcare IT industry, with proven features that streamline care processes, improve community-wide health and strengthen the patient-provider relationship. EpicCare© replaces the traditional paper chart, freeing users from the hassles associated with incomplete or missing information, and ensuring that care is well coordinated when patients are referred to different providers for treatment.

Efficient workflows and an intuitive user interface encourage physician adoption and contribute to ongoing success. EpicCare© is inherently flexible, accommodating specialty providers and facilities, while ensuring that clinical information is stored in a seamless ambulatory care record. An active clinical decision support system works at every point of the care process to minimize medical errors, encourage formulary compliance, ensure that patients receive recommended health maintenance and disease management services, and allow for the accurate and effective evaluation of practice data and outcomes. 

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Application Process

For more information, please visit the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies.

Go through (CRIP) Centralized Residency Interview Program

Lori Baiji

Residency Coordinator

Lori Baiji is the residency coordinator for Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency


Lori Baiji, Residency Coordinator
7727 Lake Underhill Road
Orlando, FL 32822