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Department: Extradepartmental
Term: 1st term
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Miriam Alexander
Learning Objective(s):

(1) Prepare residents in the theoretical, practical, and clinical knowledge and skills essential to leadership roles in the design, management, and evaluation of population-based approaches to health (2) Provide training in the teaching, research, and practice of preventive medicine (3) Instill in residents the ability to synthesize clinical and population-based approaches to disease prevention and health promotion (4) Enable residents to view health issues on a broad continuum from local to international perspective (5) Apply knowledge toward the protection of the public's health (6) Provide residents with the management and epidemiologic skills needed to address the overall health needs of underserved populations (7) Residents will participate in a core course of modules known as "Fundamentals of General Preventive Medicine." Approximately 10 modules will be offered annually. Examples include Health Care Delivery; Injury Epidemiology and Prevention; Health Promotion; and Public Health Preparedness.

Methods of Assessment: Grading is based on timely and satisfactory completion of assignments and active participation in residency events. All assignments will be submitted to the course instructor electronically (by email), unless otherwise noted. All grades will be pass/fail.
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to GPMR during post MPH year.
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail