550.890.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 99 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    (1) Prepare residents in the theoretical, practical, and clinical knowledge and skills essential to leadership roles in the design, management, and evaluation of population-based approaches to health (2) Provide training in the teaching, research, and practice of preventive medicine (3) Instill in residents the ability to synthesize clinical and population-based approaches to disease prevention and health promotion (4) Enable residents to view health issues on a broad continuum from local to international perspective (5) Apply knowledge toward the protection of the public's health (6) Provide residents with the management and epidemiologic skills needed to address the overall health needs of underserved populations (7) Residents will participate in a core course of modules known as "Fundamentals of General Preventive Medicine." Approximately 10 modules will be offered annually. Examples include Health Care Delivery; Injury Epidemiology and Prevention; Health Promotion; and Public Health Preparedness.
  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Grading is based on timely and satisfactory completion of assignments and active participation in residency events. All assignments will be submitted to the course instructor electronically (by email), unless otherwise noted. All grades will be pass/fail.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.