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Table 2 Suggested Public Health Topics for Medical School Curriculum from Pre-and-Post Assessments of Public Health Commute Offered to Medical Students at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, 2017

From: Development of an online public health curriculum for medical students: the public health commute

Topic Pre-Quiz Number of Responses (out of 67) Post-Quiz Number of Responses (out of 59)
Social Determinants of Health 18 (27%) 25 (42%)
Health Systems 13 (19%) 18 (30%)
Insurance 11 (16%) 9 (15%)
Health Disparities 9 (13%) 8 (13%)
Health Policy 8 (12%) 3 (4%)
Epidemiology 6 (9%) 5 (9%)
Race 6 (9%) 12 (21%)
Nutrition 6 (9%) 5 (9%)
Preventative Health 5 (7%) 4 (7%)
Women’s Health 4 (6%) 3 (4%)
Violence 4 (6%) 4 (7%)
Substance Use 2 (3%) 7 (12%)
Other 10 (15%) 10 (16%)