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  • SAVE THE DATE: Our Annual Conference is scheduled for April 27th and 28th in Chicago!
  • Workshop Proposals: Workshop Proposals are now being accepted for the Annual Conference.
  • We Need Your Help: Please complete this 15 minute survey. First 75 to complete will receive an Amazon giftcard!
  • New Blog: Bringing Bioethics to SDOH and SDOH to Bioethics: A Justice-Centered Bioethics Curriculum for Medical Students
  • Webinar: Missed the webinar? View our recording here!
  • What’s the latest? News, Conferences & Events from Around the Country

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 Annual NCEAS Conference is scheduled for April 27th and 28th, 2020 in Chicago! Registration opening soon!

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals for Annual NCEAS Conference

Workshop proposals are now being accepted for the 2020 Annual Conference. Workshop proposals should cover topics relevant to SDOH or health disparities and should align with specific conference objectives. Example topics of interest include (but are not limited to) training curricula, screening and assessment tools and case studies. Workshops that include interactive audience participation are encouraged. Click below for more details.

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New Blog!

Bringing Bioethics to SDOH and SDOH to Bioethics: A Justice-Centered Bioethics Curriculum for Medical Students

Most medical professionals can readily recite the four core principles of bioethics: autonomy or respect for persons, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice. Yet the field of bioethics has been criticized for the lack of attention to justice, in both clinical and scholarly spaces. Four years ago, an opportunity arose to rectify that within the undergraduate medical curriculum at SUNY Upstate.

Continue Reading Here

NCEAS Webinar!

Did you miss our most recent webinar? The recording is now available online!
“The Evolution of Teaching Social Determinants of Health in an Interprofessional Education Program”

In this webinar, Drs. Painter and McNamara discuss the development of the Transforming Outpatient Care Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education, an interprofessional training program at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.  They discuss how education surrounding social determinants of health was initially integrated, and how this focus evolved into a distinct educational domain.  Lastly, Drs. Painter and McNamara highlight a unique curricular innovation that, in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, has been implemented to address bias and the impact of social determinants of health in patient care.

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What’s the Latest?

News, Conferences, and Upcoming Events
  • Screening for Social Determinats of Health, The Known and Unknown | Read more here
  • Tackling Food Insecurity in Communities | Read more here
  • Why Community Health Workers Are Vital to Addressing SDoH | Continue Reading Here
  • October 20th-22nd, 2019
    National Summit | Fourth Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health: Health Equity in Our Time | San Diego, CA | Details
  • December 9, 2019
    Second Annual Institute for Public Health and Medicine Population Health Forum & Poster Session | Chicago, IL | Details
  • March 6, 2020 
    Conference| Transitional Care Medicine | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | Chicago, IL |  Details

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