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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).

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The Role of Community Engagement in Health Equity

When health care providers and researchers and health and research institutions are working on addressing health equity, it is important to consider the extent to which the work is based on the expressed wishes of the people whose lives are most likely to be affected positively and negatively by the work. This presentation will explore why and how clinicians, researchers, and systems should center community engagement strategies in the design, implementation, and assessment of health equity goals. We will have space to discuss ways to learn about communities (history and cultural context), build relationships, and develop capacity for engagement.

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New Life during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Nursing Perspective

We are privileged as nurses to have a birds’ eye view of some of the most intimate moments of people’s lives. We are there at the beginning and end of life, bearing witness to the joys and pains families experience. It strikes us as just part of our job most of the time, helping mothers on their journey of bringing life into the world in a labor and delivery unit or caring for babies that need critical care in our neonatal intensive care units. During this time however, it feels different. It feels harder. Some days, it feels like we bear the weight of the world on our shoulders…

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Resource of the Month

Dietary Lipids: Who’s in Control?

This resource is a 50 minutes interactive and collaborative presentation that integrates the influences of policy, government regulations, and the food industry on dietary lipid consumption and resulting health outcomes. This resource is intended for medical students and may be used by medical educators to build awareness to the various factors affecting dietary lipid consumption and health.

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What’s the Latest?

News, Conferences, and Upcoming Events

  • At the Heart of the Matter: Unmasking and Addressing COVID-19’s Toll on Diverse Populations | Read More Here
  • Focus on Three Steps to Address Food Insecurity Among your Patients  | Read More Here
  • Twitter Chat | SDOH, Vulnerable Populations and Behavioral Health Related to COVID-19 | Read More Here
  • June 16, 2020
    Health Equity Conference | National Rural Health Association | Details
  • June 28-30, 2020 
    Conference | National Summit on Social Determinant of Health | The Rise | Nashville, TN |  Details
  • October 4-6, 2020
    National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health | The Root Cause Coalition | Kansas City, MO | Details

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