Ep. 107 – Ben Cullen, DPM, FACFAS, Residency Director/Surfer/Advocacy

Join us as Drs. Jeffrey Jensen and Johanna Richey interview Dr. Ben Cullen! Dr. Cullen is currently the residency director for the San Diego Scripps Podiatric Surgical residency program. He completed his undergraduate degree from University of California Santa Cruz with his Bachelors degree in Arts, Economics and Psychology. He completed his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine at the California School of Podiatric Medicine- Samuel Merritt University in Oakland California in 2010. He then went on to complete his 3 year surgical residency training at Kaiser Permanente- Hayward Program.

Tune in as we discuss Dr. Cullen’s experiences in global health as a child as well as a resident. Listen as he talks about his experience as the 1st resident to get to travel with Dr. Weinraub on a medical mission trip to Vietnam and the value of mentorship that he received in his residency training. He discusses how this has shaped his own perspective on his interactions with his residents.

Join us as we talk “all things podiatric medicine” including community involvement in professional and political organizations. Dr. Cullen has been heavily engaged in his community serving in multiple leadership roles including President of San Diego County Podiatric Medical society, Assistant Chairman for the Podiatry Institute conference which is held yearly in San Diego.