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What is Preventive Medicine?

Nurse performing examPreventive Medicine specialists are uniquely trained in both clinical and population-level public health. As such, the Division of Preventive Medicine encompasses the program development, evaluation, and research functions of the Department and operates an ACGME-accredited Preventive Medicine Residency Training Program in conjunction with the Emory Rollins School of Public Health. The mission of the Division of Preventive Medicine is to promote health and prevent disease through research, program and policy development and support, and teaching.