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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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Save the Date!

Join us for our virtual Annual Conference “Education in Action: Teaching Anti-Racism to Today’s Learners” on February 22-24, 2021. Now accepting workshop proposals and poster and oral abstract submissions.

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New Community of Practice Co-Lead!

Ashley Darcy Mahoney, PhD, NNP-BC, FAAN

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ashley Darcy Mahoney as our new CoP Co-Lead. She is an associate professor of nursing and the director of infant research at George Washington University’s Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, Dr. Darcy-Mahoney advances the body of research in infant health and developmental outcomes in high-risk infants with a focus on understanding the early brain and development trajectories in this population. Currently, Dr. Darcy-Mahoney is the nurse scholar in residence at the National Academy of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nurses, Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Nurse Faculty Scholar alumna, and a former  Josiah Macy Scholar.

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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!

Mental Health and the Battle Children Face with Coronavirus

As an adult, do you feel isolated in quarantine and as if your mental health is being affected? If your answer is yes, you are not alone, but have you thought about the lasting impacts on mental health quarantine and coronavirus will have on children? Society is experiencing an unprecedented pandemic that effects every person and child.

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Resource of the Month

Introduction to Immigrant and Refugee Health Course

This is a well-designed, 7-hour, lecture-based introductory course in immigrant and refugee health, available online with free registration. The lectures are practical and clinically oriented, covering effective communication in the setting of language and cultural differences; myths about immigrants; best practices in immigrant and refugee health; screening guidelines; immunizations; mental health; and the special needs of torture survivors.

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What’s the Latest?

News, Conferences, and Upcoming Events
  • Building Social Services Referral Platforms to Meet SDOH Needs | Read More Here
  • Why Teamwork is Key to Addressing Social Determinants of Health | Read More Here
  • Are There Health Disparities in COVID-19 Telehealth Access, Use? | Read More Here
  • October 21, 2020, December 16th, 2020 & February 7, 2021
    Webinar | Let’s Discuss Racism in Medicine | Details
  • October 27-28, 2020
    Virtual Conference | Putting Care at the Center 2020 | The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs | Details
  • December 8, 2020
    Virtual Conference | Social Determinants of Health Symposium | Details


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