Posted: April 2, 2020

Weaving Public Health Education Into the Fabric of a Family Medicine Residency

Description

The article describes the University of Massachusetts Worcester Family Medicine Residency program's integrated curriculum focused on developinga cluture of incorporating fundamental public health principles into everyday practice. Evaluation results of curricular components are also presented. This article is part of the October, 2011 Supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, "Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education." The supplement is based on the September 2010 conference of the same name that drew more than 190 medical and public health educators and public health practitioners from the U.S. and Canada. Publication of the Supplement was supported by the cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Authors

Stacey E. Potts, MD, MEd, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Konstantinos E. Delgiannidis, MD, MPH, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Suzanne B. Cashman, ScD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Marie E. Caggiano, MD, MPH, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lisa H. Carter, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Warren J. Ferguson, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)

Domain

Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Tutorial

Keywords

Public Health, Population Health, Family Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Graduate Medical Education, Journal Supplement, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention