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Preventive Medicine Review Course
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Expand your understanding of preventive care and community health with the Preventive Medicine Review Course. With this single course, physicians can delve into core preventive medicine topics such as epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, behavior and mental health, clinical preventive medicine, and health services management.

Preventive medicine is practiced by all physicians to keep their patients healthy. It is also a unique medical specialty that focuses on the health of individuals, communities, and defined populations. Its goal is to protect, promote, and maintain health and well-being and to prevent disease, disability, and death.

Used by preventive medicine specialists to prepare for their board exam, this review course offers a wealth of prevention and health promotion techniques that can be incorporated into everyday practice. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Define the core principles and concepts of preventive medicine
  • Understand how to incorporate the fundamentals of prevention into primary care
  • Identify their gaps in knowledge related to disease prevention and population health
  • Understand how epidemiology and biostatistics help practitioners manage the health of a community or population

Review the credit eligibility details below and purchase today to learn more about preventive medicine and the proven intervention strategies that promote health and prevent disease.


Earning Credit

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities, 28th Annual ACPM Preventive Medicine Board Review Course and Weekend Refresher has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II Self-Assessment and MOC Part II CME Activity by the following ABMS Member Boards:

MOC Part II CME Activity

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

MOC Part II Self-Assessment

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. (ACCME Accreditation Statement)

ACPM designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 58.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants will receive an electronic certificate following the successful completion of the course.


This online enduring activity has been made available for physicians who would like to learn more about preventive medicine and population health.

Online Course Non-Member Member
Course access and credits $899 $699


Participants can access a preview and the full course through ACPM’s education portal. If you are not an ACPM member, you will need to create a guest account. Contact Jessica Bradshaw, if you have any questions.

Course Outline

ACPM’s in-person Annual Preventive Medicine Board Review Course was recorded and made available for online, on-demand viewing by physicians of other medical specialties. Core sessions are taught by expert faculty and feature topics such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Health Services Management
  • Clinical Preventive Medicine
  • Behavior and Mental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Public Health Law


  • Jill Waalen, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Translational Science Institute
  • Ned Calonge, MD, MPH, President & CEO, The Colorado Trust
  • Alexander Krist, MD, MPH, Assistant Clinical Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Robert Dana Bradshaw, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Mirza Rahman, MD, MPH, FACPM, Vice President, Clinical Safety & Pharmacovigilance & Global Head of Pharmacovigilance, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
  • Francesca K. Litow, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Co-Director,Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, Associate Faculty, Departmental Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, Founder and President, HealthType
  • James R. Fraser, MD, MPH Federal Air Surgeon, FAA
  • Susan Cassidy, MD, JD, Founder, CRITICALMD, LLC
  • Nicholas Davenport, MD, MPH, CAPT (retired), U.S. Navy, Former Command Flight Surgeon, Naval Safety Center
  • David M. DeLonga, MD, PhD, Staff Physician, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
  • Edward Weiss, MD, MPH, CDR, U.S. Public Health Service, EIS Field Officer Supervisor, EIS Program Staff Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

All faculty members have agreed to present educational information free of commercial bias. No significant financial or other relationships have existed within the past year between faculty members and the providers of any commercial products or services they will discuss.

*Dr. Weiss is serving in his personal capacity. The views expressed are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the United States Government.

Preventive Medicine Specialty

Preventive medicine specialists are licensed medical doctors (MD) or doctors of osteopathy (DO), who possess core competencies in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational medicine, planning and evaluation of health services, management of healthcare organizations, research into causes of disease and injury in population groups, and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine. They apply knowledge and skills gained from the medical, social, economic, and behavioral sciences.

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is a professional medical society of more than 2,700 preventive medicine and public health physicians who manage, research, and influence population health. Preventive medicine physicians are employed in a wide range of sectors and settings, and ACPM Fellows are sought after leaders in local, national, and international health sectors. To these specialists, ACPM provides a dynamic forum for the exchange of knowledge and offers high-quality educational programs as well as professional development resources and networking opportunities.

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