How do risk factors cause disease? How does our environment impact our health? How can we make meaningful change to not just an individual, but an entire community?
These are the questions answered by epidemiology and population health. While doctors hold the spotlight as rockstars of healthcare, the under-rated and underappreciated field of public health does most of the heavy lifting when it comes to positively affecting the health of our population!
⚡ Ultra-transferable: The content of this course is directly relevant through all of medical school and clinical practice.
This course will comprehensively cover the foundational concepts and content as expected for a first-year university student. The information we provide aligns closely with most pre-medical programs in NZ and Australia but rearranged and restructured to be easier to understand for high-school leavers.
By the end of this course you will:
💡 Learning tips are integrated into this course. As you progress through the content, you will learn how to study smarter.
Niel Kulkarni3rd Year Medical Student, University of Auckland
Niel is a JTT alumni and A+ student completing his 3rd year of medical school at the University of Auckland. His pre-medical grades placed him in approximately the top 3% of his year. He has taught population health for JTT for 2 years, gaining one of our highest tutor ratings of 96%. Niel has an interest in space medicine and co-founded the Australasian astro-medicine students association!
Dr Justin SungMBChB, BMedSci (Hons First Class), Cert Adult Learning and Teaching
Justin is an NZ registered doctor, University of Auckland graduate and founder of JTT. As NZ’s most experienced medical entry expert, he has supported thousands of students since 2012. Justin works regularly with schools, students, parents, and other organisations to help them learn more effectively. His pre-medical scores were approximately in the top 1% of his year. In his spare time, he likes to exercise, dance and read.
You can download the following concepts list below. Use your effective prestudy and priming techniques to build a logical framework and basic mindmap structure using this list.
Fill basic structure using inquiry-based learning principles and targeted Google searching. After forming your basic structure, use the videos to add additional detail and build your understanding.
The concepts list can also be used as a revision resource.
Download PDF: POPLHLTH 111 Concepts List
This concepts list is not covered to 100% detail in the Academy videos. Any gaps should be filled through Google searching or other available resources. However, all the important and/or difficult concepts are comprehensively covered, as are all important details from both lectures and textbooks, equating to approximately 98-99% content coverage.