Post-Graduate Training Opportunities in Occupational & Environmental Medicine

» Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency List

The specialty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is a unique and exciting field that encompasses many aspects of clinical medicine and public health.  Clinical work in the field calls on a breadth of medical knowledge to evaluate and treat a wide spectrum of medical conditions, including complex diseases and common injuries.  Residency training provides a range of skills in population and preventive medicine, epidemiology and disease surveillance, toxicology, biostatistics, and health services administration. Practicing occupational physicians are experts in legal aspects of medicine, such as evaluating causation, determining fitness for work, and applying health and safety regulations in the workplace.  They direct preventive programs that promote worker health and reduce workplace hazards. Their expertise as medical detectives is essential for investigating suspected clusters of work-related illness or outbreaks of environmental disease. Specialists in this field are often consulted by fellow practitioners, business leaders, and community organizations to assess occupational or environmental risks and to help interpret scientific evidence. At the core of all these activities, specialists in Occupational and Environmental Medicine are the public health officers of the workplace, championing the health and safety of workers, communities, and environments.  

The Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recognized residency programs in Occupational Medicine are listed on this web site.  The web site is updated quarterly (last update September, 2016).


» Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) through NIOSH

While most of the publicity for the EIS deals with their infectious disease work, there are great opportunities for occupational health professionals as well. EIS officers who choose to work with NIOSH can be involved in health hazard evaluations, surveillance, and epidemiologic field studies.

NIOSH currently has assignments for EIS officers in:

with the potential for travel to investigation sites throughout the US and occasionally abroad.

The program is open to physicians, dentists or RNs with MPH or equivalent degrees, professionals with doctoral-level degrees in health related fields (e.g. epidemiology, toxicology, biostatistics, etc.), and veterinarians with MPH or equivalent degrees.

These positions represent an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing an academic career. There is ample hands-on experience, as well as great potential for publication of findings from original public health and research investigations. Multiple opportunities also exist to work with colleagues in other government agencies such as EPA, DOE, OSHA, MSHA, and the state and local health departments. A number of EIS Officers have been able to obtain concurrent junior faculty appointments in NIOSH-affiliated university health sciences programs.

EIS Officers serve a two year assignment. The option is currently available for them to serve as either a member of Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service or as part of the federal civil service.

Application information can be found at the EIS web site at the CDC. For questions about the NIOSH programs, please contact Sally Brown, (EIS '97) at 303.236.5950



Occupational Medicine Residency Programs
Download the Residency Excel File (May, 2016)
 

ALABAMA

United States Army School of Aviation Medicine
Steven J. Gaydos, MD, MPH steven.j.gaydos.mil@mail.mil
Phone: 334-255-7409
Fax: 334-255-7936


John Venezia, DO, MPH, Associate Program Director john.j.venezia2.mil@mail.mil

Web Address
http://www.cs.amedd.army.mil/usasam/

Mailing Address
United States Army School of Aviation Medicine
301 Dust Off Street
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
 
 

CALIFORNIA

Loma Linda University
Web Address:
Akbar Sharip, MD, MPH asharip@llu.edu
Phone: 909-558-4918
FAX: 909-558-4087
 

Mailing Address
1516 Nichol Hall
Loma Linda, CA 92350
 

UC Irvine Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Web Address
http://www.medicine.uci.edu/occupational/residency.asp


Dean Baker MD, MPH dbaker@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-8641
Fax: 949-824-2345

Mailing Address
Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
University of California at Irvine
5201 California Avenue, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92617

 

University of California-San Francisco
Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH Paul.Blanc@ucsf.edu
Robert Harrison, MD, MPH robert.harrison@ucsf.edu
Phone: 415-206-4279
Fax: 415-206-8949

Web Address
oem.ucsf.edu

Mailing Address
Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
University of California at San Francisco
SFVAMC Box 0111
San Francisco, CA 94143


 

COLORADO

University of Colorado Denver School of Public Health

Web Address
http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/PublicHealth/Academics/GME/Programs/OME/Pages/OEMHome.aspx/
Roxana Witter, MD, MSPH
303-724-5106
Fax: 303-724-4620
Roxana.Witter@ucdenver.edu

Mailing Address
National Jewish Medical Health
Division of Environmental & Occupatinal Health Sciences  (D E O H S)
G-215
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
 
 

CONNECTICUT

Yale Occupational Medicine Program

Web Address
Carrie Redlich, MD, MPH Carrie.redlich@Yale.edu
Phone: 203-785-6434
Fax: 203-785-4197

Web Address
http://medicine.yale.edu/intmed/occmed/

Mailing Address
Yale Occ. & Env. Medicine Program
135 College Street, Suite 392
New Haven, CT 06511 
 

FLORIDA

University of South Florida
Thomas Truncale, MD, MPH ttruncal@health.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6634
Fax: 813-974-4986

Web Address
http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/eoh/ocmed

Mailing Address
University of South Florida
College of Public Health
13201 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, MDC 56
Tampa, FL 33612
 
 

ILLINOIS

University of Illinois at Chicago
Daniel Bakston, MD, MPH dakston@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-5804
Fax: 312-413-8485

Web Address
publichealth.uic.edu/illinois-erc/residency

Mailing Address
University of Illinois
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program
835 South Wolcott, M/C 684
Chicago, IL 60612
 
 

IOWA

University of Iowa
Fred Gerr, MD, MPH Fred-Gerr@uiowa.edu
Marlene Thompson Marlene-Thompson@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-4416
Fax: 319-384-4138

Web Address
gme.medicine.uiowa.edu/occupational-medicine-preventive-medicine-residency

Mailing Address
University of Iowa College of Public Health
100 IREH - Oakdale Campus
Iowa City, IA 52242-5000
 
 

KENTUCKY

University of Kentucky
Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health
WebLink
Susan E. Spengler, MD, MSPH, Program Director
Attn:  Deana Bellis, Program Coordinator, deana.bellis@uky.edu
111 Washington Ave., #220
Lexington, KY  40536-0003
Phone: 859-218-2100
Fax: 859-257-9862
 

Mailing Address
College of Public Health
111 Washington Ave., #220
Lexington KY 40536-0003
 
 

MARYLAND

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Francesca Litow, MD, MPH flitow1@jhu.edu
Dottie Becraft dbecraft@jhu.edu

Web Address
www.jhsph.edu/omr

Mailing Address
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency
615 N. Wolfe Street, Room WB602
Baltimore MD 21205
Phone: 410-955-3362
Fax: 410-614-1582

Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences

Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Pamela Krahl, MD, MPHemail
Phone: 301-295-3718
Fax: 301-295-0335

Associate Program Director
Andy Chern, MD, MPHemail
301-295-9773 Fax: 301-295-0335

Web Address
http://www.usuhs.mil/pmb/oemcareerpath.html

Mailing Address


 

MASSACHUSETTS

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Stefanos Kales, MD, MPH  skales@hsph.harvard.edu or skales@challiance.org
Ms. Ann Backus abackus@hohp.harvard.edu
Phone: 617-432-3327
Fax: 617-432-0219

Web Address
www.hsph.harvard.edu/research/oemr

Mailing Address
Harvard School of Public Health
Occupational Health Program, Room I-1402
665 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


 

MINNESOTA

HealthPartners-University of Minnesota
Paula Geiger at Paula.A.Geiger@healthpartners.com
Ralph S. Bovard, MD, MPHRalph.S.Bovard@Healthpartners.com
Phone: 651-293-8284
FAX: 651-293-8195

Mailing Address
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program
HealthPartners St. Paul Clinic
205 S. Wabasha Street
St. Paul, MN 55107

Web Address
https://www.healthpartners.com/ime/residency/regions-hospital/occupational- medicine/index.html

 

NEW JERSEY

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Michael Pratt, MD, MPH pratt@eohsi.rutgers.edu
Phone 848-445-6093 (email inquiry preferred)
FAX  732-445-0130

Web Address
eohsi.rutgers.edu/graduate-programs/residency-and-fellowship-program-in-occupational-and-environmental-medicine

Mailing Address
University of Medicine & Dentistry: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
170 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
 
 

NEW YORK

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
John Meyer, MD, MPH john.meyer@mssm.edu

Phone: 212-824-7057
Fax: 212-824-2331

Web Address
http://www.mssm.edu/departments-and-institutes/preventive-medicine/programs-and-services/occupational-and-environmental-medicine-residency

Mailing Address
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Eileen Headley
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1043
New York, NY 10029
 
 

NORTH CAROLINA

Duke University
Dennis Darcey MD, MSPH Dennis.Darcey@mc.duke.edu
Carol Epling, MD, MPH Carol.Epling@mc.duke.edu
Phone: 919-286-3232
Fax: 919-286-1021

Web Address
http://dukeoccmed.mc.duke.edu/

Mailing Address
Division of Occ. & Env. Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Box 3834
Durham, NC 27710
 
 

OHIO

University of Cincinnati Occupational Medicine
Andrew Freeman, MD, MS occmed@ucmail.uc.edu
Phone: 513-558-0038
Fax: 513-558-6272

Web Address
http://eh.uc.edu/occmed/occupational-medicine-residency/ 

Mailing Address
University of Cincinnati
Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine,
Dept. of Environmental Health
160 Panzeca Way, ML 0056
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
 
 

PENNSYLVANIA

University of Pennsylvania
Judith McKenzie, MD, MPH jmckenzi@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-349-5708
Fax: 215-662-4430

Web Address
http://www.med.upenn.edu/oem/residency

Mailing Address
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Occupational Medicine-Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283

 

TENNESSEE

Meharry Medical College
Heather O’Hara, MD, MPH hohara@mmc.edu
Phone: 615-327-6782
Fax: 615-327-6131

Web Address
http://www.mmc.edu/education/gradmeded/residencyprograms/schoolofmedicine/family-community/occ-res-overview.html

Mailing Address
Occupational Medicine Residency Program
Dept. of Family and Community Medicine
1005 D.B. Todd Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
 
 

TEXAS

Texas Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
LaShonda Malrey-Horne, MPH, MCHES  Lashonda.malrey-horne@uthct.edu
Jeffrey Levin, MD, MSPH Jeffrey.Levin@uthct.edu
Phone: 903-877-5636
Fax: 903-877-5068

Web Address
www.tiosh.org/programs_occmed.asp

Mailing Address
Texas Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX 75708-3154

LaShonda Malrey-Horne, MPH, MCHES
Program Coordinator
Phone:  903.877-5919
Fax: 903.877-5068

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Arch "Chip" Carson, MD, PhD Arch.Carson@uth.tmc.edu
Phone: 713-500-9465
Fax: 713-500-9442

Web Address
sph.uth.edu/research/centers/swcoeh/occupational-medicine-residency

Mailing Address
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program
1200 Pressler St., RAS-1020
Houston, TX 77030

 

UTAH

University of Utah
Eric Wood, MD, MPH Eric.Wood@hsc.utah.edu
Karen Bradakis Karen.Bradakis@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-3841
Fax: 801-585-3759

Web Address
http://uuhsc.utah.edu/rmcoeh/EdProg/OccMed/OMhome.html

Mailing Address
Rocky Mt. Ctr. for Occ.& Env. Health
University of Utah
391 Chipeta Way, Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
 
 

WASHINGTON

University of Washington
Debra Cherry, MD, MS cherryd@uw.edu
206-744-9398

June Spector, MD, MPH spectj@u.washington.edu
Phone: 206-744-9393
Fax: 206-744-9935

Web Address
depts.washington.edu/oemp

Mailing Address
University of Washington Harborview Medical Center
Dept.of Medicine & Dept. of Environ. & Occup. Health Sciences
325 Ninth Ave., Box 359739
Seattle, WA 98104


US Army Occupational Medicine Residency Program
Madigan Army Medical Center
Gregory Martin, MD, MPH gregory.john.martin@us.army.mil
Phone: 253-968-4487
Fax: 253-968-4483

Web Address
www.mamc.amedd.army.mil/education/graduate-medical-education/residencies/occupational-and-environmental-medicine.aspx

Mailing Address
US Army Occupational Medicine Residency Program
Madigan Army Medical Center
9920B East Hayes Street
Tacoma, WA 98431

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia University
Chris Martin MD, MSc cmartin@hsc.wvu.edu
Fax: 304-293-2629

Web Address
publichealth.hsc.wvu.edu/occmed/residency-program/

Mailing Address
Institute of Occ. & Env. Health
West Virginia University
3311 R.C. Byrd Drive, H.S.C., Box 9190
Morgantown, WV 26506
 
 

CANADA

Alberta

University of Alberta
Harold Hoffman, MD, FRCPCharold.hoffman@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-492-6291
Fax: 780-492-9677

Web Address
www.ualberta.ca/medicine/departments/medicine/education/residency-programs/occupational-medicine

Mailing Address
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic
Univ. of Alberta, Dept of Medicine
13-103 Clinical Sciences Building
Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2G3
 
 

Quebec

Université de Montréal Faculté de medicine
University of Montreal, Department of Medicine

Louis Patry, MD, FRCP, CSPQ, DEA
Louis.patry@umontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 890-8000 ext 26373
Fax: (514) 412-7875

Web Address
http://www.dsest.umontreal.ca/programmes_formation/medecine_du_travail.html

Mailing address
Université de Montréal Faculté de medicine
C.P 6128, Succursale Centre-ville)
Montréal, PQ H3C 3J7

Ontario

University of Toronto Occupational Medicine Residency
Aaron Thompson, MD, MPH, FRCPC
aaron.thompson@utoronto.ca
Phone: 416-864-5074 416-864-5421

Web Address
live-deptmed.pantheonsite.io/occupational-medicine

Mailing Address
St. Michael's Hospital, Dept of Occupational and Environmental Heath
30 Bond St. 4th Floor, Shuter Wing
Toronto, ON M5B 1W8