Guardians of the Public's Health

This page is dedicated to and created for medical students - The Future of Public Health.

The AMA MSS Committee on Global and Public Health webpage is at:

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-people/member-groups-sections/medical-student-section/our-leaders/standing-committees/committee-public-health.page


Learn about public health basics at http://www.aaphp.org/basics

Resources mentioned at the Nov 6 AMA MSS Outbreak, Natural Disaster and HazMat Relief Teams session.

This is a link to information on field triage including the START protocol: http://www.cdc.gov/FieldTriage/

This is a link to information on the Community Emergency Response Team: http://h-perlc.articulate-online.com/ContentRegistration.aspx?DocumentID=45e1f403-b05b-4979-bbdb-54d7217f0b6e&Cust=54998&ReturnUrl=/p/5499841024

This is a link to ethics issues related to public health: http://www.aaphp.org/ethics

This is a link to information to recent cuts in public health funding and includes an article co-written by  MSS member Poornima Oruganti.  Http://www.aaphp.org/local

This is a link to information on One Health - http://www.aaphp.org/onehealth

Interested in becoming a Public Health Physician? There are many paths that our current members have taken.

One path is through the American Board of Preventive Medicine -
 http://www.theabpm.org/requirements.cfm

Residency programs are here: https://www.acgme.org/ads/Public/Reports/ReportRun?ReportId=1&CurrentYear=2013&SpecialtyId=84




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