Posted: April 2, 2020

Enhancing Your Medical Career with a Public Health Experience Webinar

Description

This 60-minute webinar is an opportunity for students, residents, and mentors to understand the value of a hands-on public health experience during one's medical career. Highlighted is a specific CDC training program as one pathway to pursuing a meaningful public health experience in medical education, namely the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)—a two-year postgraduate training program of service and on-the-job learning. This webinar includes an extended Q&A session between panelists and attendees.

Authors

Malika Fair, MD, MPH, Association of American Medical Colleges
Denise Koo, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Andrew Morris-Singer, MD, Primary Care Progress
Jay Varma, MD, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Joseph Forrester, MD, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Miriam Shiferaw, MD, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional

Domain

Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning

Keywords

Public Health, Population Health, Epidemiology, Training, CDC, EIS, Epidemic, Postgraduate