Training & Education

EPA & NIEHS Children's Centers Webinar Series

The Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research ("Children's Centers") were established in 1998 to explore ways to reduce children's health risks from environmental factors. The program is jointly funded by EPA through the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) grants program, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) with additional expertise and low-cost laboratory services provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This Webinar series is designed to share research progress and significant findings from the Children's Centers.

  v  sdfsdResearchers at the Children's Centers continue to publish significant research results increasing awareness and making a difference in quality of life and our environmental impact awareness. This Webinar series is designed to share research progress and significant findings from the Childrens Centers.

Clinical and Public Health Training opportunities at the University of Washington 

Public health graduate and post graduate students and health professional student trainees may develop individualized projects and electives with NW PEHSU. NW PEHSU also has opportunities for mentorship and training for undergraduate students. 

Medical Student Research Training Program

The MSRTP provides opportunities for UW medical students to participate in a 10-week summer research project with University of Washington Faculty between the first and second year of medical school. The NW PEHSU has hosted many students in this capacity. See MSRTP and contact the NW PEHSU if you are interested.

Nursing Certificate in Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Nursing Certificate is open to graduate students or post-master's professionals who wish to develop advanced skills and expertise in environmental health nursing.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fellowship

This program is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited two-year residency/fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, leading to Occupational Medicine Board eligibility.

 

Pediatric Environmental Medicine Fellowships

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

Children’s Hospital and Harvard University

University of California San Francisco Pediatric Fellowship with pediatric environmental health option

American Academy of Pediatrics in Washington DC

 

Continuing Education for Health Care Providers

Pediatric Environmental Health Training Module

This online training offering 1.5 CE credits was developed by PEHSU, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Pediatric Environmental Health & Air Pollution

This CME activity is designated for a maximum of /2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. /Developed by the Region 5 PEHSU at the University of Cincinnati and the National Environmental Education Foundation.

Pesticides and Child’s Health: a primer for Health Care Providers

Aimed at health care providers, but open to the general public, this course presents the current scientific evidence regarding health risks for children exposed to organophosphate pesticides.

Case Studies in Environmental Medicine:

This is a series of self-instructional courses offering CME credit, designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to aid in the evaluation of potentially exposed patients.