INMD 7523

Occupational & Environmental Medicine


Kristen Hanten
Course Coordinator

Curriculum Focus
Clinical Level
MS Year
Terms Offered


Catalog Description: Students will have an opportunity to experience the enormous breadth of Occupational Medicine practice, including clinical care of work-related conditions, performance of pre-employment examinations, corporate medical direction, and research and quality improvement. This rotation may also include visits to industrial work sites to witness the practical implementation of safety and health interventions.


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Site Code

Site Name



HealthPartners Clinic - St. Louis Park West End

Students to to both sites

HealthPartners Clinic - St. Paul Wabasha

Required session attendance:  

Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F (7 a.m. start on Wednesdays), no night or weekend clinical assignments.

Direct patient care:  Yes

Consent Requirement: Arranged. Email the course contact for permission to schedule.

Course Objectives:  By the end of this rotation, students will be able to:

  • identify unique problems associated with occupationally and environmentally-related illness and injury
  • obtain and organize a thorough occupational or environmental history
  • formulate appropriate work/activity restrictions based on a specific illness or injury
  • describe the role of preventive medicine, both patient-focused & programmatic, in individual wellness and overall population health

Graded Components:  

  • regular attendance at clinics, worksites, and conferences, as scheduled
  • participation in conferences and discussions
  • professionalism in interactions with faculty, residents, and staff
  • end-of-rotation presentation to faculty, residents, and staff

Grading Scale:  H/E/S/N


Allow repetition of course: Repetition not allowed

Limited to Student Type:  No

Course equivalency:  N/A

Related curricular experience:

Secure Exam:

Course evaluation:  MedHub