Odds of Getting In
The good news is that most of us have feet. Those who don't also need podiatrists, so the job market is pretty bright. In fact, podiatry, like many medical jobs, is growing faster than the average career, and continues to expand as our population grows larger and older, and more prone to vascular diseases, diabetes, and other ailments leading to the need for podiatric care.
If the orthopedic shoe fits, wear it, because—with the right training and qualifications—you have a good chance at scoring a foot gig.