The residency program is designed with academic and practicum phases concurrently over both years of the training program.
- Emphasis is placed on academic course work in the core areas of preventive medicine, including epidemiology and biostatistics, fundamentals of occupational and environmental medicine, health care organization, administration and behavioral sciences.
- Residents will begin evaluating patients and developing a clinical practice at the Mount Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health.
- Residents are expected to begin research projects, including literature reviews on topics related to occupational medicine, and to develop a thesis project in occupational and environmental medicine according to the guideline of the Master of Public Health Program.
- All residents will participate in the ERC Interdisciplinary Seminar Series and Site Visit Course.
- Coursework and seminars which address practical matters in career development in the field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well expose the resident to the different career paths possible are also part of the curriculum.
- Emphasis is placed on practicum rotations to understand the roles and areas of expertise in other occupational health professionals and related parties in the “world of work” of occupational medicine.
- Residents will complete course work required as part of the Master of Public Health Program.
- Residents will complete a thesis on a research topic related to occupational and environmental medicine as part of the requirements for successful completion of the MPH Program and present the findings at ERC and Departmental seminars.
- Residents will emphasize aspects of occupational medicine during their practicum rotations including governmental regulations and law (OSHA) and environmental monitoring and safety evaluations (Con Edison), as well as accomplishing other goals during other practicum sites.
- Residents will continue with their clinical experience at the Center of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Residents will participate in didactic activities within the Department, including Journal Club and Case Presentations. Residents are also expected to teach medical students in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics course and participate in the Family Medicine clerkships.
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