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Submit your workshop proposal or oral/poster abstract, submissions are due Friday, October 30th. Register for our virtual Annual Conference “Education in Action: Teaching Anti-Racism to Today’s Learners” on February 22-24, 2021. Early bird pricing ends December 18th.

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Just in Time Research Round Up!

The latest issue of our Just in Time Research and Resource Roundup is live! Our goal in each issue is to compile emerging evidence and resources related to cutting edge topics in social determinants of health. In this issue we bring you selected readings and resources about mental health related to COVID-19.

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Developing and Implementing a Social Determinants of Health Curriculum for an Interprofessional Training Program during COVID-19

The Center of Outpatient Education is an interprofessional program (IP) for Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Psychology, Pharmacy, and Social Work trainees at the Cleveland VA Medical Center that is implementing and testing innovative approaches for IP education through a team-based model. Within the COE, a novel Social Determinants of Health (SDH) interprofessional curriculum is in development that includes didactic sessions and hands-on learning activities. In light of the challenges of COVID-19, COE faculty and learners have adapted to newer methods in the delivery of education. The success of the sessions on a virtual platform shows that the SDH IP curriculum can be delivered to a wider IP audience.

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New Blog!

The Next Step in SDOH Education – Training Health Professionals to be Change Agents

After witnessing and experiencing the trauma of dual pandemics on ourselves and on communities of color, it has become apparent that simply teaching our learners to recognize the impact of racism and other social determinants of health on health outcomes is insufficient. Educators must help learners develop skills in advocating for transformational change of our health system and society.

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Resource of the Month

How Diverse Is Your Universe? An Activity for Students to Reflect on Ethnoracial Diversity During Orientation

This resource, from MedEdPORTAL, presents an overview and results of a session held for first- and second-year medical students to increase awareness of the racial/ethnic diversity of influences in their life and networks. After hearing presentations on the benefits of being more culturally aware, students completed an activity where they identified, and reflected on, the racial/ethnic makeup of various fictional and real people in their lives.

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What’s the Latest?

News, Conferences, and Upcoming Events
  • Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: A Statement From Editors of Family Medicine Journals| Read More Here
  • Ten Tips for Dismantling Racism: A Roadmap for Ensuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Across the Academic Continuum | Read More Here
  • Social Determinants of Health Boosts Hospitalization Estimates | Read More Here
  • October 21, 2020, December 16th, 2020 & February 7, 2021
    Webinar | Let’s Discuss Racism in Medicine | Details
  • December 8-10, 2020
    Virtual Conference | All In National Meeting | Details
  • December 8, 2020
    Virtual Conference | Social Determinants of Health Symposium | Details

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