Posted: June 14, 2013

The AAMC and the CDC as Strategic Partners: Why? And Why Now?


This article was authored by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to present the important opportunities for collaboration between the CDC and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). AAMC and CDC can facilitate partnerships between the public health practice and academic medicine communities to address the critical health challenges facing the nation and the world.


Public Health, Population Health, Medical Education, Disease Prevention


Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services