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Preventive Medicine Physicians - 29-1229.05

O*NET-SOC Description

Apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death. May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Occupational Physician
  • Preventive Medicine Physician
  • Primary Clinician
  • Public Health Officer
  • Public Health Physician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Coordinate or integrate the resources of health care institutions, social service agencies, public safety workers, or other organizations to improve community health.
  • Deliver presentations to lay or professional audiences.
  • Design or use surveillance tools, such as screening, lab reports, and vital records, to identify health risks.
  • Design, implement, or evaluate health service delivery systems to improve the health of targeted populations.
  • Develop or implement interventions to address behavioral causes of diseases.
  • Direct or manage prevention programs in specialty areas such as aerospace, occupational, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
  • Direct public health education programs dealing with topics such as preventable diseases, injuries, nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, insect control, and immunizations.
  • Document or review comprehensive patients' histories with an emphasis on occupation or environmental risks.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of prescribed risk reduction measures or other interventions.
  • Identify groups at risk for specific preventable diseases or injuries.
  • Perform epidemiological investigations of acute and chronic diseases.
  • Prepare preventive health reports, including problem descriptions, analyses, alternative solutions, and recommendations.
  • Provide information about potential health hazards and possible interventions to the media, the public, other health care professionals, or local, state, and federal health authorities.
  • Supervise or coordinate the work of physicians, nurses, statisticians, or other professional staff members.
  • Teach or train medical staff regarding preventive medicine issues.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Develop health assessment methods or programs.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Present medical research reports.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Train medical providers.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aerospace Medical Service (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Allergy/Immunization Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Flight and Operational Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Independent Duty Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Neurodiagnostic Medical Technician (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medical Service Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Aerospace Medicine Physician Specialist, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Allergist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Allergist, Clinical Immunologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Cardiologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Chief, Hospital/Clinic Services (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Geneticist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Clinical Pharmacologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Dermatopathology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Dermatologist, Pediatric Dermatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Emergency Physician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Endocrinologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Environmental Science and Engineering (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Medicine (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Pain Management (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Family Physician, Sports Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Field Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Flight Surgeon (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gastroenterologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Medicine Officer (GMO) Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Medical Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Practice Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • General Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS) (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Urognyecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics, Urogynecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Hospitalman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Infectious Disease Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Cardiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Gastroenterology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Geriatrics/Palliative Care Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Hematology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Infectious Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Nephrology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Pulmonary Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Rheumatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Internist, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Oncologist/Hematologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Medical Service Corps Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nephrologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nuclear Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Nuclear Medicine Specialist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Obstetrician-Gynecologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Occupational Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Occupational Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Operational Medicine (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otolaryngologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otolaryngologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Facial Plastic Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Laryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Otology/Neurotology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Pediatric Otolaryngology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Rhinology and Cranial Base Surgery (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Otorhinolaryngologist, Sleep Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatric Sub-Specialist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Cardiology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Child Abuse (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Developmental Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Endocrinology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Gastroenterology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Hematology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neonatology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Nephrology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Neurology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Pulmonology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pediatrician, Sleep Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physiatrist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physical Medicine Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Physician - Flight Surgeon (Coast Guard - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Pilot-Physician, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatric Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatrist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Podiatry (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Aerospace) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Aerospace) (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Occupational) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Occupational) (Navy - Warrant Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Officer (Public Health) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Specialist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Preventive Medicine Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Psychiatrist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist, Child Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Public Health (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Health Officer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Public Health Officer, Medical Entomologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Public Health Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Officer (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Airlift (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in emergency medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in family medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in internal medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Board eligible in pediatric medicine (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Bomber (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, C2ISREW (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Fighter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Helicopter (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, RPA (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Special Operations (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Tanker (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Residency Trained Flight Surgeon, Trainer (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Rheumatologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Thoracic Surgeon (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Undersea Medical Officer (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Army - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Endourology/Robotics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Female Urology/Reconstruction (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Oncology (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Urologist, Pediatrics (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Public Health Physician