550.890.01 SS/R: GENERAL PREVENTIVE MEDICINE RESIDENCY-RESIDENCY YEAR
- Miriam Alexander
(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.