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The National Collaborative for Education to Address the Social Determinants of Health (NCEAS) is a HRSA-funded Academic Unit for Primary Care Training and Enhancement. The mission of the NCEAS is to prepare primary care clinicians with the expertise and leadership to address the social determinants of health (SDOH).

Do you have relevant SDOH resources, curricula, or evaluation tools to share? Please send them to us at

Upcoming NCEAS Webinar

Medical-legal partnerships to address the social determinants of health: Where we’ve been and where we’re goingSpeaker: Dr. Erin Paquette
When: December 19th at 11:30am (CT)
Where: Must register to receive webinar link

Take the Wheel, Don’t Reinvent it! An Education Collection for Social Determinants of Health

“Medicine is changing fast, but the fight for health equity is a slow process. The importance of social determinants won’t decline any time soon. The goal of our education collection is to help our trainees gain the self-efficacy to approach patients like mine with confidence and competence.” – Dr. Heather Heiman

Dr. Heiman leads the oversight of the curated social determinants of health education collection and contributes to its creation and maintenance at NCEAS.

Read Dr. Heiman’s Full Statement Here


Health and Well-Being for All, Meeting in a Box

This resource is a comprehensive curriculum created by CDC that explores the root causes of health and illness in both patients and community. It contains very detailed simulation modules and accompanying visual materials; facilitator and participant dialogue guides; data cards and can facilitate multiple active learning scenarios for participants. Specifically, the three modules are on topics on asthma; gang violence and obesity. Read more about it here.

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