What is PERC-med?

PERC-med is the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative for Medical Professionals, a 5-year cooperative agreement between the U.S. EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs and University of California Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with Oregon State University.

About PERC-med

Key Facts

PERC med was operated through a cooperative agreement between the US EPA and UC Davis Continuing & Professional Education in cooperation with Oregon State University (2017-2023).

The Pesticide Training Gap

PERC-med provides continuing education, training, and technical assistance to relevant audiences, including high-quality, accredited distance-learning modules.

Keep it Short and Simple

PERC-med updates existing and/or develops new materials and resource tools. Guided by a needs assessment, these resources include accredited web-based training modules, videos, guidance documents, mobile apps, databases, and other items.

Spreading the Word

PERC-med conducts outreach to existing and new audiences to use materials and tools by partnering with gatekeeper organizations, curating a website for medical professionals with links to resources (old and new).

Powerful Partnerships

PERC-med develops partnerships and a sustainable network of stakeholders. PERC-med invigorates existing partnerships and seeks new ones with medical professionals and organizations that serve/inform them.

Guided by Experts

PERC-med is informed by an expert Advisory Board, responsive to needs-assessment, and proactive in marketing/evaluation of materials.

Key Contacts

Administrators Suzanne Forsyth and Kaci Buhl are available for questions related to the project. See their contacts on the Advisory Board page.

PERC-med Director

Suzanne Forsyth is the PERC-med Director and is based at University of California Davis Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

PERC-med Deputy Director

Kaci Buhl is the PERC-med Deputy Director and is based at Oregon State University.

What Have We Been Up To?

See PERC-med’s Projects

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