Dr Scutchfield describes a preventive medicine specialty for physicians interested in a career in public health. The three general areas covered by this medical specialty are general preventive medicine, aerospace medicine and occupational medicine. The residency for this specialty is 3 years long, combining traditional clinical medicine with public health and preventive medicine experiences. Typically the resident in this specialty earns an MPH or equivalent. Given the recent number of public and global health concerns, preventive medicine is an important specialty for physicians to consider.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/f_douglas_scutchfield/83/