Program Description and Objectives
The University of California, San
Diego (UCSD) - San Diego State University (SDSU) General Preventive Medicine Residency Program is a fully accredited (ACGME) residency,
co-sponsored by the UCSD and the SDSU, Graduate School of Public
Health. Residents of the program are both UCSD housestaff and SDSU
graduate students throughout their residency experience.
Medicine is a specialized field of medical practice composed of
distinct disciplines; public health and preventive medicine (GFM),
aerospace medicine (AM), and occupational medicine (OM), which utilize
skills focusing on defined populations in order to maintain health and
well-being and prevent disease, disability and premature death.