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Residency Programs

General Preventive Medicine Residency


Onsite | Full-Time | 2 years

About This Program

The General Preventive Medicine Residency (GPMR) prepares physicians in the theoretical, practical, and clinical knowledge and skills essential to leadership roles in the design, management, and evaluation of population-based approaches to health. The GPMR includes dedicated time for residents to complete clinical activities that are focused on population health with entities such as local health departments, medical clinics, and a school-based health center.

Program Highlights


year full time coursework


courses to choose from




 year rotations

What Can You Do With This Specialty?

Sample Careers

  • Medical Director, Health Insurance Agency

  • Public Health/Medical Officer, Federal Government Agency

  • Local Health Commissioner

  • Research Faculty, School of Medicine or School of Public Health

  • Bureau Chief or Director, State Department of Health

  • Corporate Medical Director

  • Plant-based Physician

  • Occupational Medicine Clinic Director



Browse an overview of this program's requirements in the JHU Academic Catalogue, explore all course offerings in the Bloomberg School Course Directory.

Admissions Requirements

For general admissions requirements, please visit the How to Apply page. This specific program also requires:

Prior Graduate Degree

Doctor of Medicine (MD or DO)

Prior Work Experience

At least 1 year of clinical training (PGY1)

Standardized Test Scores

Standardized test scores are required for this program. This program accepts the following standardized test scores: USMLE Steps 1 & 2, Step 3 Preferred or COMLEX. Applications will be reviewed holistically based on all application components.

Program Faculty Spotlight

Tuition and Funding

All residents receive full tuition as well as stipend support,
as well as individual health, dental, life, and disability insurance coverage.

Contact Us

Questions about the program? We're happy to help.

Phone: 410-955-3630
Fax: 410-614-1582

Program Director
Clarence K. Lam, MD, MPH

Program Manager
Dottie Becraft

General Preventive Medicine Chief
Emilie Biondokin, MD

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