Internship Learning Objectives

For those of us who do an internship/field placement, we have to write learning objectives before we start so we can focus on what we want to learn from our internship. For the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, we base these on our core competencies. I just submitted mine to my advisor and…

Bar Outreach!

As part of my internship and through AmeriCorps, I get to hand out condoms and HIV testing information at local venues. On Fridays, I go with at least one volunteer to a local club and talk to people about HIV testing, local agencies that do testing, proper condom use, etc. It’s always fun, and the…

Field Placement/Internship

Most departments at U-M SPH have an internship or field placement requirement (Epidemiology, Health Management and Policy and Health Behavior and Health Education). I’m doing a split field placement with part of my placement being at the HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) in Ypsilanti, Michigan and the other part at Via Libre, an AIDS organization in…

2 Former Surgeons General Visited Campus!

Dr. Joycelyn Elders and Dr. Richard Carmona were at U-M for the Practice Office’s 5th Annual Practice Office Symposium on January 27th. This was a really fun event to attend! It was interesting to hear the opinions of former politicians about their political duties. The theme that kept coming back to me was what Dr. Elders kept…

Greetings From Carrie!

Hello all! Thank you for visiting the University of Michigan School of Public Health student blog!  I’m excited to share my experiences with you during my time here.  I’ll try to avoid acronyms, and I’ll use real names for professors and classes, so you can learn more about them from their faculty pages.  I will,…