Posted: April 2, 2020

Public Health Education for Emergency Medicine Residents

Description

This article describes the approaches of three emergency medicine residency programs to integrate public health into their training programs, including outcomes and evaluation results for some of the components. The Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the Brown Alpert Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency Program received grant funding from the Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers(RMPHEC)-GME program, sponsored through the cooperative agreeement between the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The purpose of RMPHEC-GME was to promote the integration of public health into residency curricula. 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

Marian E. Betz, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Steven L. Bernstein, MD, Yale School of Medicine
Deborah C. Gutman, MD, MPH, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Carrie D. Tibbles, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Nina R. Joyce, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Robert I. Lipton, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Lisa M. Schwiegler, MD, MPH, MS, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Jonathan Fisher, MD, MPH, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Learner Audience

Graduate Medical Education (GME)

Domain

Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Tutorial

Keywords

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