Established in 1954, the American College of Preventive Medicine is the national professional society for physicians committed to health promotion and disease
prevention. It is a unique medical specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Preventive Medicine encompasses multiple “population-based” and clinical approaches to health care. Preventive Medicine, offering board certification in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, Aerospace Medicine, and Occupational Medicine is defined by a set of core competencies including:
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Management, Administration, and Policy
Clinical Preventive Medicine
Occupational and Environmental Health
Aerospace Medicine is one of the many career paths within the Preventive Medicine specialty.
Go to the American College of Preventive Medicine website to learn more.