Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP)

Alie Hayley Interview

­EEP students learn by hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC experts

Noelle Benzekri 2010 DRC Meeting

­EEP students participate in surveillance of disease, injury, and other health conditions

Anna Carmack

EEP students analyze health data to identify new risk factors for disease

Scarlett Lee leaning over into pig pen during outbreak investigation

EEP students assist in the field to investigate outbreaks

Jemma Alcaron displaying records in Puerto Rico

EEP students contribute to CDC publications and guidelines

lady fellow pictured with two dogs

EEP students share their testimonials

The application period for 2020 rotations  is now open through April 1, 2019.

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Contact us at epielective@cdc.gov.

The Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP) introduces medical and veterinary students to applied epidemiology, public health, and global health* through hands-on experience and mentorship by CDC subject matter experts. This program offers 6- or 8-week rotations largely based at CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.

*Global health opportunities previously offered through the Hubert Global Health Fellowship are paused at this time, and will continue in the future in a different format. Similar experiences are available through the Epidemiology Elective Program (EEP). Most EEP projects are based at CDC in Atlanta, GA.