What is Occupational and Environmental Medicine?

Q: What is Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM)?

A: “OEM is the prevention and treatment of occupational and environmental injury, illness, and disability of workers and their families, including through individual patient care. OEM physicians champion the health and safety of workers, workplaces, and environments” (American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, or ACOEM).

Want to learn more? Click here for a brochure from ACOEM with more information about OEM.

Interested in a career in OEM? Click here to contact Dr. Stefanos Kales, OEMR Director.

Questions about applying to the HSPH OEMR? Click here to contact Ann Backus, OEMR Administrator.