American College of
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is the
national professional society for physicians who specialize in preventive
medicine. ACPM’s 2,000 members are engaged in preventive medicine practice,
teaching, and research. Preventive medicine specialists are uniquely trained in
both clinical medicine and public health. They practice in a variety of health
settings—including state and local health departments, federal agencies,
hospitals, health plans, community and migrant health centers, industrial
sites, occupational health centers, academic centers, private practice, and the
The mission of the American College of Preventive Medicine
(ACPM) is to serve as the leader for the specialty of preventive medicine,
which encompasses general preventive medicine, public health, occupational and
environmental medicine, and aerospace medicine. ACPM seeks to improve
population health status through evidence-based disease prevention and health
promotion research, policies, practices, and programs.
ACPM carries out its mission by: disseminating preventive
medicine information, including sponsoring the American Journal of Preventive
Medicine; offering continuing medical education opportunities, including the
Preventive Medicine annual meeting series and on-line CME Center; developing
evidence-based policy statements and guidelines; advocating for public policies
consistent with the scientific principles of the specialty; and undertaking
career development activities for preventive medicine specialists.
Learn more at www.acpm.org.
ACPM Statement on Reform of the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, January 5, 2012