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MD/MPH CORE ROTATION (Joint degree students only)

Course Description

MD/MPH (MPH & TM) CORE CLERKSHIP - REQUIRED FOR ALL THE COMBINED DEGREE PROGRAM STUDENTS - ONE MONTH

(MDMD MPH SPH)

This clerkship, based in New Orleans, is a requirement for all MD/MPH combined degree students. It is available to non-MD/MPH students if space is available. Enrollment in the rotation is limited to 6 students per block in September, October, November, March, and April.

Course Objectives

  • To understand appropriate design of and conduct a population-based project in a community or other setting (e.g., clinical, managerial, public health)
  • To understand the difference between clinical and public health practice versus clinical or public health research
  • To understand human subjects' protection in clinical research
  • To participate in the care and management of both the disease state and social issues of the patients and populations in underserved and other communities
  • To identify and utilize resources (both voluntary and official, at various levels) available in the community to enhance the care and management of patients and populations
  • To understand the linkages between preventive and public health principles and their applications in clinical practice
  • To identify and explore career opportunities that use both medical and public health degrees
  • To identify modifiable diseases
  • To describe key components of public health outbreak investigations

MD/MPH Rotation Website  

(NOTE: This clerkship will be open as a selective to other students not in the MD/MPH program on a space available basis only).

Contact Information

Course Director: M. A. "Tonette" Krousel-Wood MD, MSPH

 

 

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