This article recommends that introductory public health education be included in premedical education. It sites recommendations from the Institute of Medicine and the Consensus Conference on Undergraduate Public Health Education. This article is included in the April 2008 "Population Health Education" theme issue of Academic Medicine.
KeywordsPublic Health, Population Health, Curriculum, Pre-health
David R. Garr, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
Richard K. Riegleman, MD, MPH, PhD, George Washington University
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