Posted: July 3, 2013

Evidence-Based Public Health Education as Preparation for Medical School


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.


Public Health, Population Health, Curriculum, Pre-health


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

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