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The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique 2-year postgraduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology. Through the EIS program, the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) train health professionals in the principles and practice of environmental health.

The Epidemic Intelligence Service at the National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

What do EIS officers do at NCEH/ATSDR?

EIS officers are involved in a variety of opportunities to lead, analyze, serve and respond.

Assignments at NCEH/ATSDR

Domestic and international response during emergencies, disasters, outbreaks.

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How to get additional information.
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Eligibility Requirements

Physicians, Doctoral-level Scientists, Medical Professionals and Veterinarians

Epi-Aid Investigations

Requests for epidemiological assistance within the United States and throughout the world.

Other Opportunities for Graduate Students

Other CDC programs that allow graduates to join NCEH/ATSDR

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How to Apply

If interested in being part of the EIS, visit the EIS 'Apply Now' webpage at: www.cdc.gov/eis/applynow.html

 
 
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