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Recruitment Tools

These recruitment tools are designed for use by current officers, alumni, supervisors, mentors, and other friends of EIS.

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Videos

EIS: Transforming Careers & Make a Difference Globally

CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officers share their fellowship experiences, with the feature story focusing on how the EIS program has empowered him, as a physician, to impact the health of populations.

Disease Detectives Share Experiences and Career Paths

Watch CDC’s Facebook Live recording and hear from a panel of CDC’s disease detectives as they discuss their experiences working on outbreaks and their career paths to the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) and Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS). (Live event aired on May 18, 2018.)

Behind the Scenes of an Investigation with EIS Officer Sarah Luna

Learn about the compelling investigative work and personal experiences of an EIS officer in this TED-style Talk, an engaging new presentation format offered for the first time during the 2018 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. In this video, Class of 2016 EIS officer Sarah Luna, PhD, addresses Food Behind Bars: When Food Safety Isn’t Enough. Find more on this investigation in the 2018 conference digital press kit.

Behind the Scenes of an Investigation with EIS Officer Molly Evans

Learn about the compelling investigative work and personal experiences of an EIS officer in this TED-style Talk, an engaging new presentation format offered for the first time during the 2018 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. In this video, Class of 2016 EIS officer Molly Evans, MD, MPH, addresses The Untold Stories of Men Who Have Sex With Men in Rural America. Find more on this investigation in the 2018 conference digital press kit.

Behind the Scenes of an Investigation with EIS Officer Amy Lavery

Learn about the compelling investigative work and personal experiences of an EIS officer in this TED-style Talk, an engaging new presentation format offered for the first time during the 2018 67th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. In this video, Class of 2017 EIS officer Amy Lavery, PhD, MSPH, addresses Crowdsourcing Geographic Information Systems: Halting the Spread of Polio in Somalia. Find more on this investigation in the 2018 conference digital press kit.

EIS officer: What I Do & How Much I Make

Dr. Matthews Goers

Dr. Matthew Goers (EIS Class of 2017) shares how he uses his medical training and passion in his joint roles as a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer and a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service. [Part 1 of 2]

EIS officer: How I Got My Job & Where I’m Going

Dr. Matthew Goers

Dr. Matthew Goers (EIS Class of 2017) explains the education and training he pursued to become a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer and career paths that lead to work opportunities at CDC. [Part 2 of 2]

CDC Disease Detectives’ Show & Tell: Field Gear

Disease Detectives Field Gear

Hear from several of CDC’s disease detectives, one of whom is a class of 2016 EIS officer, Sarah Guagliardo (10:08-13:15), as they show their gear and explain how they use it in the field during outbreak investigations. [See the Gear the CDC’s Disease Detectives Use in the Field]

Podcasts

Interview with the chief of CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service

Doctor Eric Pevner

Listen to the podcast (48:22)

Learn about CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), including the open application period and selection process, through the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Epidemiology Section podcast interview with Eric Pevzner, Chief of the EIS program. Hear about the impact of the service provided by these disease detectives during their 2-year experiential fellowship, and find out about other fellowship and internship opportunities at CDC.

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