The US professional college for physicians who have fulfilled the requirements for certification in the specialty of preventive medicine. The closest British equivalent is the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, which has similar standards that are generally considered somewhat more rigorous. Royal Colleges or a specialized “faculty” of a Royal College perform this function in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, and comparable bodies exist in many other countries. See http://www.acpm.org for details.
Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.