Presentation on theme: "Public Health in Medical Education and the Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers* Initiative *The RMPHEC initiative is supported by the AAMC’s."— Presentation transcript:
Public Health in Medical Education and the Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers* Initiative *The RMPHEC initiative is supported by the AAMC’s cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a partnership to strengthen collaboration between the disciplines of academic medicine and public health, grant number 5U36CD Resource slides
Purpose These slides provide an overview of the relationship between medicine and public health and a review of recommendations and resources to improve public health content in medical education. Users may select slides and incorporate them into their curricula, presentations, and efforts to advocate for improving public health perspectives at their institutions. The slides are divided into five sections (listed in the next slide) to facilitate their use.
Sections Public health and medicine: relationships and comparisons Historic and contemporary recommendations to improve public health content in medical education, including public health topics that are relevant to the practice of medicine Data: public health in medical education The Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Center Initiative Suggested reading
Public health and medicine: relationships and comparisons Historic perspectives on medicine and public health Medicine/Public Health Initiative Essential services of public health Comparing public health and medicine (Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD)
Historic and contemporary recommendations to improve public health content in medical education, including public health topics that are relevant to the practice of medicine Hippocrates (~400BC) Abraham Flexner (1910) William W. Welch, MD and Wycliffe Rose (1915) AAMC Committee on the Teaching of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (1939) AAMC Medical School Objectives Project, Report II. Contemporary Issues in Medicine: Medical Informatics and Population Health (1998) Institute of Medicine. Who Will Keep the Public Healthy: Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century (2002) Institute of Medicine Training Physicians for Public Health Careers (2007) Healthy People Curriculum Framework (Clinical Prevention and Population Health) (2009) Healthy People 2020
The Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers Initiative History Accomplishments Grantee curricular innovations Population health competencies Support of revised LCME standards Dissemination (Exhibit) Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education Conference (2010) Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education American Journal of Preventive Medicine supplement (2011) For more information about the Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers Initiative, please visit
Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers (2006 Cohort) The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Harvard Medical School Mercer University School of Medicine Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Stanford University School of Medicine University of California, Davis School of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine University of New Mexico School of Medicine University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry University of Vermont College of Medicine
Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers-GME Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University Cambridge Health Alliance College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Montefiore Medical Center Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Rhode Island Hospital University of Florida HSC/Jacksonville University of Massachusetts Medical School University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
RMPHEC Activities Case studies Certificate in public health Pandemic drills Population health rounds Population health projects Public health conversations Student assessments Student interest groups Grantee projects Grantee collaborations Medical school population health competencies Coordinated response to proposed LCME standards Academic Medicine Flexner Centenary article Dissemination Publications, including April 2008 Academic Medicine theme issue on Population Health Education September 2010 “Patients and Populations: Public Health in Medical Education” conference Evaluation
Suggested Reading McGinnis JM and Foege WH. Actual causes of death in the United States. JAMA. 1993;270(18): Harrell JA, and Baker EL. The essential services of public health. Leadership in Public Health. 3(3):27-31, Koplan JP. The AAMC and the CDC as Strategic Partners: Why? And Why Now? Academic Medicine. 2000;75(5): Hernandez LM, Munthali AW, eds. Training Physicians for Public Health Careers. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; Academic Medicine April 2008 (Volume 83, Number 4) Population health education theme issue.
Mokdad AH, Marks JS, Stroup DF, Gerberding JL. Actual causes of death in the United States, JAMA. 2004;291: Maeshiro R, Johnson I, Koo D et. al. Medical education for a healthier population: Reflections on the Flexner Report from a public health perspective. Academic Medicine. 2010;85(2): American Journal of Preventive Medicine October 2011 (Volume 41, Number 4, Supplement 3) Patients and Populations: public health in medical education. Suggested Reading (continued)