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Now Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 Preventive Medicine Residency Rotation Program

Tuesday, November 1, 2016  
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Application Deadline: January 20, 2017

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is pleased to announce the availability of field placements (rotations) for preventive medicine and primary care residents based at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Program details, learning objectives, and application requirements are detailed in the Request for Applications (RFA) document and online at


This opportunity is available for current preventive medicine residents with a focus in general preventive medicine/ public health, occupational medicine, or aerospace medicine. Primary care residents with demonstrated interest in prevention, public health, or health policy are also encouraged to apply.

Residency programs must be current institutional members of APTR. If a selected candidate is from a residency program that is a non-institutional member of APTR, then the applicant will need to become a resident member of APTR at the time of acceptance.

Period of Performance

Two-month rotations are available from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Residents select rotation period preferences when applying.

Financial Support

A stipend of $3,100 per month and an administrative fee of $1,020 will be paid directly to the residency program.

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted online through the APTR electronic form for consideration into the program. 

Applicants are required to submit:

·      Curriculum Vitae or Resume

·      Letter of recommendation from Residency Program Director

·      Scientific writing sample [not to exceed two pages]

Visit or click the following link to access the online application form: APTR-AHRQ Residency Rotation Application.

Application Timeline

·      November 1, 2016 - Application Cycle Opens

·      January 20, 2017 - Application Deadline

·      March 2017 - Residents Notifications

·      April 2017- Resident Commitments Due

More Information

Questions about the application process should be directed to Katy H. Bidwell, APTR Program Manager at: or 202-463-0550, ext. 137

1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 610  |  Washington, DC 20036

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