APPENDIX B
Glossary and Acronyms

AAPHP American Association of Public Health Physicians

ACGME Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education

AHD Academic Health Department

AMA American Medical Association

ASPH Association of Schools of Public Health

BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEPH Council on Education for Public Health

CME continuing medical education

DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DHP Defense Health Program

EIS Epidemic Intelligence Service

FY fiscal year

GME graduate medical education

Governmental public health agencies Federal, state, and local public health agencies



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Training Physicians For Public Health Careers APPENDIX B Glossary and Acronyms AAPHP American Association of Public Health Physicians ACGME Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education AHD Academic Health Department AMA American Medical Association ASPH Association of Schools of Public Health BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEPH Council on Education for Public Health CME continuing medical education DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DHP Defense Health Program EIS Epidemic Intelligence Service FY fiscal year GME graduate medical education Governmental public health agencies Federal, state, and local public health agencies

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Training Physicians For Public Health Careers Healthy People 2010 A national health promotion and disease prevention initiative HPSP Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration IOM Institute of Medicine LHD local health department LHO local health officer M.P.H. master of public health degree NHSC National Health Service Corps NLN National Public Health Leadership Development Network PH/GPM public health/general preventive medicine PHTN Public Health Training Network Public health physician A physician “whose training, practice and world view are based in large part on a population focus rather than individual practice, that is, on assuring the availability of essential public health services to a population using skills such as leadership, management and education as well as clinical interventions.” TRAIN Training Finder Real-Time Affiliate Integrated Network USUHS Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs