The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Public Health/Preventive Medicine Residency Program (PH/PM RP) is currently recruiting its next Fellow in Public Health Practice for July 2019. The Fellowship will provide on-the-job training and mentoring to a recent preventive medicine residency graduate or early-career physician with a Master of Public Health degree or other relevant public health experience. Fellows will develop skills in the areas of graduate and undergraduate medical education, public health practice, and residency administration to prepare them for a future leadership position.
Upon completion, the Fellow will have acquired advanced-level competencies that will prepare him or her for a career in a health department or a preventive medicine residency. The Fellow will have opportunities to further develop competencies in medical epidemiology, clinical preventive medicine and population-based disease control.
Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York and current registration
to practice as a Physician in the State of New York; this license and registration must be obtained
within 90 days of appointment to the title; and
1. Completion of at least one (1) year of clinical training in a medical specialty at an ACGME
accredited program; and
2. Possess a Masters of Public Health degree from an accredited college or university; or
3. Must be admitted to the Masters of Public Health Program at the City University of New
York or other accredited school of public health as designated by the Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene.
For Assignment to Level II
a. Upon satisfactory completion of one year of training and service as a Public
Health/Preventive Medicine Resident Assignment Level I, employees shall be assigned to
Assignment Level II; or
b. To be appointed directly to Assignment Level II, candidates must have, in addition to
meeting the “Qualification Requirements” under “For Assignment Level I” above,
successfully completed all requirements of the first year of the Preventive Medicine
Residency at an ACGME?accredited program.
Internal Number: 0000
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