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Save the Date: Third Cycle of FETP Accreditation Starts the Week of January 8, 2018

TEPHINET is nearing the completion of its second cycle of the Accreditation of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), and we invite you to reflect with us on the successes and challenges of this collective effort to improve the quality of field epidemiology training and value of public health services. Accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs to align with common standards that support quality training and increase recognition of the value of FETPs to support country public health priorities.

Announcing the Results of the Second Cycle of the TEPHINET Accreditation Process for Field Epidemiology Training Programs

Announcing the Results of the Second Cycle of the TEPHINET Accreditation Process for Field Epidemiology Training Programs

From August 28-29, 2017, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body convened at The Task Force for Global Health in Atlanta, Georgia, USA to decide whether to confer accreditation status to the field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) reviewed during TEPHINET’s second cycle of FETP accreditation. As a result, three FETPs were accredited:

First Round Accreditation Results, 2016

TEPHINET would like to congratulate the Canada Field Epidemiology Program, the United Kingdom Field Epidemiology Training Program, and the United States Epidemic Intelligence Service on being the first FETPs to be accredited. The decision to grant accreditation status to these programs was made in March at the inaugural meeting of the Global Accrediting Body in Atlanta. 

TEPHINET Leads Inaugural Meeting of the Global Accrediting Body for FETP Accreditation

Accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) to align with common standards that assess program capacity and increase training quality and recognition of their value in supporting country public health priorities.

In March 2016, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body convened, for the first time, to decide whether to confer accreditation status to four FETPs:

Remembering Jim Mendlein

Atlanta, October 15, 2015

Training programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions NETwork

REMEMBERING A FRIEND

Photo of Jim Mendlein

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