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Occupational medicine residency training grant, Meharry Medical College, final report.

Authors
Cosby-O
Source
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 1996 Jan; :1-15
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00234644
Abstract
The purpose of this grant was to build an outstanding training program in the field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Graduates of the program have entered various positions in industry, private practice and academia. The Occupational Medicine Residency Program covered a 3 year period: clinical year, academic year, and practicum year. The clinical phase included a 12 month schedule with 4 months of Internal Medicine, 1 month of Pulmonary Medicine, 1 month of Obstetrics/Gynecology, 1 month of Emergency Medicine, 1 month of Psychiatry, 1 month of General Surgery, 1 month of Radiology, 1 month of Pediatrics and 1 month of Environmental Medicine Orientation/Family Medicine. Courses offered in the academic year included Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Organizational Behavior, Health Administration, Industrial Hygiene, Data Management and thesis preparation, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, and Toxicology. The practicum phase was a 12 month program allowing the resident to obtain practical experience in industry, government, employee health, and administrative affairs.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Education; Occupational-health-programs; Industrial-health-programs; Occupational-medicine
Contact
Family and Community Health Meharry Medical College 1005 18Th Avenue North Nashville, Tenn 37208
Publication Date
19960101
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
850183
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T01-OH-07148
NIOSH Division
OEP
Source Name
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
State
TN
Performing Organization
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
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