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Occupational medicine residency training grant, Meharry Medical College, final report.
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 1996 Jan; :1-15
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.
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Education; Occupational-health-programs; Industrial-health-programs; Occupational-medicine
Family and Community Health Meharry Medical College 1005 18Th Avenue North Nashville, Tenn 37208
Final Grant Report
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division