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The 2018 Cycle of TEPHINET's Accreditation of FETPs is Now Open

TEPHINET Accreditation of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs)

2018 Cycle Announcement

TEPHINET has officially opened the third cycle of FETP Accreditation. Letters of Intent and Certifications of Eligibility will be accepted from February 6, 2018 until March 30, 2018.

TEPHINET Seeks Volunteer FETP Accreditation Reviewers

TEPHINET accreditation is an opportunity for field epidemiology training programs (FETPs) to align with common standards that support quality training and increased recognition of their value in supporting country public health priorities. Since the launch of the first cycle of accreditation in 2016, the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body (GAB) has accredited eight programs.

TEPHINET Accredits Field Epidemiology Training Programs in the Philippines and Zimbabwe

Following the program accreditation application review, and in accordance with the TEPHINET Minimum Accreditation Indicators and Standards for Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body has approved the following programs for accreditation as of January 11, 2018:

TEPHINET Accredits Field Epidemiology Training Programs in the Philippines and Zimbabwe

Following the program accreditation application review, and in accordance with the TEPHINET Minimum Accreditation Indicators and Standards for Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), the TEPHINET Global Accrediting Body has approved the following programs for accreditation as of January 11, 2018:

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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