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What is Preventive Medicine?
is not a buzzword to those who specialize in it, it is what we do.
Although the term is often mis-used, Preventive Medicine
is a well-established medical specialty.
focuses on early interventions and changes to protect your health before more serious consequences occur.
has been recognized by the AMA since the 1950s as a primary specialty branch of medical practice. Board-Certified physicians practicing Preventive Medicine
are specialists who have spent at least four years beyond medical school gaining further training and experience in this field. Completion of an approved residency training program in Preventive Medicine
and passing rigorous examinations are required for demonstrating of competency and certification by The American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Physicians who are specialists in Preventive Medicine often work in one or more of the following areas:
- In clinical settings, providing both teaching and care to patients before major consequences of disease occur.
- In academic settings, conducting research and teaching physicians, medical students and other health professionals about disease prevention.
- In government Public Health, monitoring health trends in the public, directing programs to prevent disease and protecting the public from disease.
**This website is intended to provide information and is not intended to offer individual medical advice.
If you require care, consult your personal physician.