Posted: July 3, 2013

Evidence-Based Public Health Education as Preparation for Medical School

Description

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.

Keywords

Public Health, Population Health, Curriculum, Pre-health

Authors

David R. Garr, MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Richard K. Riegleman, MD, MPH, PhD, George Washington University


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