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Applying to the OSHA Occupational Medicine Elective

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be seeking physicians to participate in its Occupational Medicine Elective during the period of July 1st 2014 - June 30th 2015. Applications for the elective will be accepted from January 1st 2014 - April 26th 2015. 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.

Eligibility

Residents training in toxicology, occupational, preventive, or aerospace medicine are eligible to apply.

Schedule

Residents will rotate in two month blocks of instruction, scheduled as follows:

JUL/AUG SEPT/OCT JAN/FEB MAR/APR MAY/JUN

The November-December rotation will open if there if there are two or more acceptable applicants for that rotation.

Application materials

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: Kathleen Fagan, 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, Kathleen Fagan.

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.

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