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General Preventive Medicine Residency


Onsite | Full-Time | 2 years

About the General Preventive Medicine Residency 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.

General Preventive Medicine Residency Program Highlights


year full time coursework


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What Can You Do With the General Preventive Medicine Specialty?

Visit the Graduate Employment Outcomes Dashboard to learn about Bloomberg School graduates' employment status, sector, and salaries.

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

Curriculum for the General Preventive Medicine Residency Program

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

Current students can view program policies on the New Innovations site.

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.

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Tuition and Funding

All residents receive full tuition and 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

Associate Program Director
Elham Hatef, MD, MPH

Program Manager
Dottie Becraft

Program Coordinator
April Lovelist

General Preventive Medicine Chief
Greg Dudzik, MD 

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