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The residency program operates on a rolling admissions schedule. All decisions of acceptance are made after the completion of the application process. Positions are awarded to qualified candidates on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, please inquire with the Residency Coordinator, Jamie Curran, at

Prior to appointment in the program, residents must have:

  1. Successfully completed at least 12 months of clinical education in a residency accredited by the ACGME (Accreditation Counsel of Graduate Medical Education), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
  2. Clinical experience must include at least 11 months of direct patient care in both the in-patient and out-patient settings.
  3. Candidates will be expected to possess a Masters in Public Health or equivalent master’s degree.
    • Individuals who do not meet this requirement are expected to be actively enrolled with the goal of completing the degree prior to the completion of the 2nd year of the program. Actively enrolled candidates must have successfully completed or have almost completed all the core courses required by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics; Epidemiology; Environmental and Occupational Health; Health Services Organization and Administration and a course on Social and Behavioral Influences on Health).

Some applicants learn of the program at different stages of their career which includes prior to completing a Masters or other requirements. If an interest exists, please reach out to the Residency Coordinator If questions arise, please contact us as many successful applicants have achieved the requirements in a period of time prior to being accepted into the program.

If you have any questions please inquire with the Residency Coordinator

Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Dept. of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, Ground Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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