Occupational and environmental medicine in the United States

Rafael E. De La Hoz, John E. Parker

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The history and the current status of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) research, educational resources, clinical practice patterns, and regulatory framework in the United States are reviewed. Current or anticipated changes in health-care financing, clinical practice patterns, occupational safety and health regulations and enforcement, and funding for research and medical education at the national level are already having an impact on OEM activities in this country.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-161
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 May 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Graduate medical education
  • Occupational health services
  • Occupational medicine
  • Physician's practice pattern
  • Undergraduate medical education
  • United States


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