What is Florida-EIS?
Headquartered at the Florida Department of Health in Tallahassee, Florida,
the Florida Epidemic Intelligence Service (FL-EIS) is a unique two-year,
post-graduate program of service and on-the-job training for health
professionals interested in the field of epidemiology. The program was founded
in 2001 for health professionals who have a degree or experience in a field
related to public health. Fellows are assigned to a county health department for
two years and have opportunities to respond to various public health concerns
throughout the state.
To prepare epidemiologists for public health leadership positions in Florida.
- Provide experience in
epidemiology and public health practice during placements with county health
- Assist local health
departments in emergency outbreak and other field epidemiologic
- Produce well trained
public health epidemiologists for positions in Florida health departments.
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