Rotations include the Galveston County Health District (GCHD), Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services (HCPH), the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS), South Texas Environmental Education & Research (STEER) program, Frontera de Salud program (UTMB service organization committed to bringing primary healthcare to under-served Texas-Mexico border communities), St. Vincent’s Clinic (UTMB medically underserved clinic on Galveston Island), Hope Clinic (serving under-served Asian community in Houston), the Tropical Medicine Clinic and Employee Health Clinic at UTMB, and various international rotations addressing global health and travel medicine.
Correctional medicine opportunities are available at various locations of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDC), and the Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Cancer prevention and control track rotations are available at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention, American Cancer Society (ACS) local chapter and the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Residents are encouraged to apply for public health administrative opportunities at federal health agencies, including the APTR rotations with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the American College of Preventive Medicine Pfizer Practicum Rotation in Health Policy and Preventive Medicine (ACPM), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Also they can apply for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
American Cancer Society (ACS)