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