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Urban Health Primary Care Track
Welcome to the Urban Health Primary Care Track
Our mission is to develop internists who are:
- top-notch primary care physicians
- committed to the care of disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in domestic urban settings
- experts in medical and social conditions common in domestic vulnerable urban settings
- destined to become leaders in primary care, academia, public health and/or health advocacy organizations.
The Osler Housestaff Training Program, world-renowned since its founding in 1889, is famous for its academic rigor, its esprit de corps, its focus on general medical wards and clinics, and its unwavering commitment to comprehensive care for the residents of East Baltimore.
Upon this historic foundation, the Urban Health Track builds additional training in:
|Addiction medicine||Homelessness||Public health|
|Corrective medicine||HIV/AIDS||Hepatitis C treatment|
|Behavioral medicine||Mental health||LARC|
A hallmark of the Track is collaboration with professional and community partners who are crucial to enhancing the health of urban populations, including:
|Nurses and Nurse Practitioners||Social Workers||Community Health Workers|
|Federally Qualified Health Centers||Urban NGOs||Health Departments|
|Community Leaders and Advocates||Case Managers||Pharmacists|
The Track is a magnet for faculty and mentors from across the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus:
- The Department of Medicine
- The Division of General Internal Medicine
- The Bloomberg School of Public Health
- The School of Nursing
- The Urban Health Institute
- Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
If you'd like to learn more about the Urban Health Track, please follow the links below. We'd be delighted to chat with you by email or phone, or in person here in Baltimore. Please click below to contact us.
Rachel Kruzan, MD
Associate Track Director
Osler Urban Health Track