|Practicum Rotation in Adolescent Health and Preventive Medicine|
"The ACPM Adolescent Health Resident Rotation is a unique opportunity to work with experts in the adolescent health community and be an active member advocating for adolescent health. I worked with adolescent health professionals both locally in Washington D.C. and throughout the United State sand Canada.The exposure to professionals dedicated to making a difference in the health of adolescents motivated me to become a contributing member of this community and formed relationships that I will depend on for the rest of my career."
-Shawn Garcia, MD
"The ACPM Adolescent Health residency rotation has provided me with countless opportunities for rich learning experiences…. I enthusiastically recommend this rotation for any preventive medicine resident who is interested in learning more about the unique health issues of adolescence, and especially those interested in pursuing careers in adolescent health.”
- Tazia Stagg, MD
"Serving as the ACPM resident for the Adolescent Health Initiative provided me access to leaders in preventive medicine and adolescent health.The skills ranged from clinical exposure to adolescent medicine to creating an evidence-based literature review that focused healthy people objectives related to adolescent health….There was great exposure to creating policies around adolescent health and meeting with key leaders in adolescent health in the Washington DC area. The experience was incredibly valuable to my career as a preventive medicine physician.”
- Simone Porter, MD, MPH
"(I) was given great access to and mentoring by experts in the field—both locally and across the country. These mentors included leading pediatric/adolescent clinicians, governmental and non-profit organizations working to improve Adolescent Health. I was able to attend meetings and participate in various projects….And all of this was made so easy because the ACPM staff was very supportive and made me feel like an integral member of their staff while I was there”
-P. Ann Loveless, MD, MPH
Residents from across the country are encouraged to apply. ACPM will help find housing options if needed.
Under this program, ACPM has funding for one adolescent health resident a year. The College will pay the residency program $3,750/month. Residency programs are responsible for stipend payments to residents. Additionally, applications from residents from fully-funded programs interested in participating in this program are welcome to apply.
This program is supported in full by Grant #U45MC00064 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act), Office of Adolescent Health.
To apply, please submit the attached electronic application form along with a current CV and a letter of recommendation from your Residency Program Director. Please e-mail your application to ACPM. ACPM Adolescent Health Residency Program Application.
If you have questions, please contact Michele Surricchio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-466-2044, ext. 107.