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Preventive Medicine Residency Advanced Certificate


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(SIMS Code: 555501)

The purpose of the Preventive Medicine Residency Certificate is to train physicians to assure that they have adequate knowledge, attitudes, and skills germane to general preventive medicine and occupational medicine. The physician will be eligible to sit for the board certification examination administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

In addition to satisfying the requirements for admission to the university with classified graduate standing, as described in Admission and Registration , the student seeking admission to the preventive medicine residency must (1) fulfill the admission requirements given above, and (2) have completed a Doctor of Medicine degree from an accredited institution.

The student will be expected to complete a three year course of study which involves the completion of a clinical year provided by the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, the completion of an academic year leading to the Master of Public Health degree provided by the School of Public Health at San Diego State University, and appropriate practicum experiences under the supervision of faculty of one of the two cooperating institutions.

The student is expected to complete the number of units required for the Master of Public Health degree as well as those additional units which may be prescribed in order to complete the practicum year, i.e., P H 750 .

The student is expected to have maintained a 3.0 average overall in the coursework at the School of Public Health and at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine.

Preventive Medicine Residency Faculty: Hill, Moran, Sannidhi, Waalen

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