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Applying to the OSHA Occupational Medicine Elective
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be seeking physicians to participate in its Occupational Medicine Elective during the period of July 1st 2013 - June 30th 2014. Applications for the elective will be accepted from January 1st 2013 - April 26th 2013. If all of the elective blocks have not been filled at the end of the recruitment period, they will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Residents training in toxicology, occupational, preventive, or aerospace medicine are eligible to apply.
Residents will rotate in two month blocks of instruction, scheduled as follows:
The November-December rotation will open if there if there are two or more acceptable applicants for that rotation.
Interested residents should submit a current curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement of interest describing why they would like to pursue the elective and any special occupational medicine interests and a letter of good standing from their residency program director to: Minda Nieblas, MD; U.S. Department of Labor; OSHA; Room N3653; 200 Constitution Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20210.
Also, please indicate which block of instruction is your first, second and third preference. Application materials are also accepted by fax: 202-693-1647 or e-mail, Minda Nieblas.
Notification of acceptance
Residents selected for the OSHA Occupational Medicine Elective and their Residency Program Directors will be notified in writing no later than May 15.
OSHA has a limited amount of funding available to promote resident education. Federal regulations do not permit dual payments for a resident sponsored directly by the military or other government agency.