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Practicum Rotations

Practicum rotations provide residents/fellows with exposure to a range of important settings in occupational and environmental health:  government, clinical, corporate, and union.  Residents are given a unique opportunity to apply their skills to real-world problems including occupational injuries and illnesses, disability management, employee health and wellness, environmental exposures, and other emerging occupational and environmental medicine issues.

Core rotations 

Elective rotations

A wide range of elective choices are available to allow trainees to optimize the program to fit their career objectives. Some options are listed below:

Elective corporate rotation sites include GlaxoSmithKline; US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS); National Security Agency; Erickson Retirement Communities Employee Health and Wellness Centers; Federal Occupational Health; the US Naval Academy; Occupational Health, Safety, and Prevention Strategic Healthcare Group, Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards, Veterans Health Administration; and McCormick and Company, Inc., at its spice and food manufacturing facility in Hunt Valley, MD.

Elective clinical rotation sites include CorpOHS, a comprehensive occupational health clinic; the Police and Fire Clinic in Washington DC; and the Allergy & Immunology Service at the National Naval Medical Center.

Elective government rotations include NIOSH; the Maryland Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene; the US Environmental Protection Agency; Anne Arundel County Department of Health; and the Maryland Department of the Environment.

Other electives include the School's Center for Public Health Preparedness; Public Citizen Health Research Group; research rotations; and international rotations such as at the World Health Organization. 

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency