Frequently Asked Questions

Are you affiliated with any other organization?

Medix is a privately owned, fully independent occupational medicine provider. Medix is not affiliated with any other occupational medicine provider or hospital network.

Do you collect drug screens for private or court-ordered purposes?

No, we collect drug screens for employment purposes only.

What do the letters after the doctors’ names mean?

FACOEM – Fellow, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Requirements for Fellowship: Must have practiced occupational/environmental medicine on a full-time basis for three years and be a member of ACOEM for the last three years. Must have a high level of expertise and training in occupational medicine as evidenced by certification from the American Board of Preventive Medicine in occupational medicine or another medical board.

FACPM – Fellow, American College of Preventive Medicine

Requirements for Fellowship: ACPM membership status is at the Member level and in good standing with ACPM for the last three years, holds current board certification by the ABPM or by another American Board of Medical Specialties recognized board, active participation with the American college of preventive medicine, demonstrates evidence of contributions to the field of Preventive Medicine.

MPH – Master’s Degree in Public Health

The MPH is a part of an occupational and environmental medicine residency program. An MPH program associated with a residency program typically includes graduate-level study in epidemiology, biostatistics, workplace anthropology, audiology, toxicology, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, as well as coursework in healthcare administration. Physicians with occupational and environmental medicine residency training and the MPH degree typically have a far greater understanding of the complex social, physical and medical issues in the typical workplace than physicians without such training and education.

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