Occupational Medicine

Enhance your Occupational Medicinal training through interdisciplinary education developed to promote the health, safety and performance of workers, their families and communities.

The Occupational Medicine (OM) Program trains physicians to become specialists in the preventive medicine specialty of occupational medicine through education, guideline development, clinical consultative and evidence based practice. 

The MOH with an emphasis in Occupational Medicine program prepares students to evaluate work-related injuries, illness car, case management and workplace wellness. Intended for students who wish to the further their careers in occupational health practice, students gain the opportunity to complete coursework related to clinical aspects of occupational injuries and diseases, epidemiology, toxicology and physiology, biostatistics and occupational health psychology. 

The MOH degree with an emphasis in Occupational Medicine, requires a minimum of 30 or more credit hours of coursework and is designed to be completed in 1 year. 

 

A complete list of course requirements and degree competencies for the MOH with the OM emphasis can be found within our departmental handbook listed here: OEH Handbook 

 

For additional information regarding the field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, please visit: American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) "What is OEM?".

Contact

Kurt Hegmann, MD
Rocky Mountain Center for OEH Director
kurt.hegmann@hsc.utah.edu

Eric Wood, MD
Director of Occupational Medicine Program
Director of Occupational Medicine Residency
eric.wood@hsc.utah.edu

Kevin Ostler
Residency Program Coordinator
kevin.ostler@hsc.utah.edu