The Public Health Track provides medical students interested in public health careers or concerned about public health issues with focused training in public health research and practice skills within the four-year Integrated Medical Curriculum.
Public Health Track courses and activities guide students in developing knowledge, skills, and values regarding:
- Structure and functions of public health systems
- Physician’s role in public health practice
- Evidence based public health planning
- Public health research
Upon successful completion of track requirements, students will earn the designation Scholar of Public Health. This designation is noted on the student's medical school transcript, as well as during the commencement ceremony.