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Occupational medicine residency training grant, Meharry Medical College.

Authors
Simmons-JS Sr.
Source
Occupational Medicine Residency Program, Division of Occupational Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 1994 Jul; :1-22
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00227288
Abstract
The establishment and building of a residency training program at Meharry Medical College in occupational medicine was reported. The report highlighted facility members and their records, a description of the program itself, the plan through which the program was devised, and the accomplishments achieved through the grant from NIOSH. Program graduates were reported to have entered various positions in industry, private practice and academia. The purpose of the program was to expand the number of residents and initiate a comprehensive master plan for the programs growth into a 4/4/4 program with an emphasis on the recruitment of minority trainees and to develop further the Employee Health Services of the institution into a model facility for training residents in disease and injury prevention, and health promotion. This was expected to decrease substantially the dependence of the present program on external training sites at significant distances, 70 to over 500 miles, from the current campus. At the Ford Motor Glass Facility an Employee Health Service facility was organized and implemented as a model community based facility for training Occupational Medicine residents in a comprehensive occupational health setting. Curriculum modifications were implemented, expanded and shaped as part of a systematic training and assessment initiatives into the overall curriculum. A discussion was provided for the objectives of the project.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Health-care-personnel; Occupational-medicine; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs
Contact
Family and Community Health Meharry Medical College 1005 18Th Avenue North Nashville, Tenn 37208
Publication Date
19940701
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
850183
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1994
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T01-OH-07148
NIOSH Division
OEP
Source Name
Occupational Medicine Residency Program, Division of Occupational Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
State
TN
Performing Organization
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
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