One Health Graduate Training

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Physician-Scientist Training in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Goal of the training program:To train physicians to besuccessful independent investigators and national and international leaders to address the emergence of new infectious diseases.

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Integrating “One Health” into Health Professions Training

Description of workshop

One health is an area of research, training, and practice that addresses “wicked problems” that occur at the various intersections between humans, animals, plants, and their shared environment. Incorporating One Health activities and content into health professions training creates the opportunity for students from diverse professional backgrounds to work in teams, break down silos, and explore complex emerging health challenges such as emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases, food security, migration, and climate change.

This workshop will explore the background, rationale, and competency framework for One Health training, examining the benefits and lessons learned from five years of experience running both virtual and field-based courses. Participants will split into teams to work with an assigned case to practice integrating the One Health approach into coursework. Teams will then present to the larger group for feedback and discussion.

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Workshop objectives

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Define the One Health approach and explore core competencies in One Health training
  • Identify different active learning techniques and where they may be appropriately applied in delivering One Health content
  • Discuss how to integrate teamwork, fieldwork, and systems thinking into different courses
  • Share strategies for integrating a One Health approach into curricula from diverse professions

Presenter: Matthew Dacso, MD, MSc, FACP

This Workshop will be delivered via Zoom & In-Person

Choose a Session:

  • In-Person Mary Moody Northen 1.102 Monday, May 16, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Zoom Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

To Register, go to the following link:

Teaching Skills is jointly sponsored by the Academy of Master Teachers and the Office of Educational Development

Phone: (409) 772-2791

School of Medicine:

INTL-4016 – Field Experience in One Health and Outbreak Investigation (available for summer students in 3rd/4th year of medical school)

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

MICR-6071 – Field Experience in One Health and Outbreak Investigation Department of Microbiology and Immunology (available for summer graduate students)


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