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Teaching and assessment materials and more created for healthcare educators, so learners understand how to incorporate social determinants of health into practice. By sharing these tools, we hope to improve health outcomes for everyone. Tomorrow’s better healthcare begins here.

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Social Contexts in Medicine: A Patient-Centered Curriculum Empowering Medical Students to Provide Contextualized Care

This MedEdPORTAL resource presents an elective, 18 month curriculum developed by medical students to teach incoming first year medical students about social determinants of health.  […]

Chapman, Alice

Medical Students

Access to Care

Community Medicine

Culture/Culture Humility/Culture Competence

General SDOH

Medical Ethics and Health Equity: The Henrietta Lacks Story

This MedEdPORTAL resource introduces the topics of medical ethics and health equity through the historical lens of the case of Henrietta Lacks. Teams of students […]

Barkley, Lisa

Medical Students

Health Disparities

Medical Ethics

From Identification to Advocacy: A Module for Teaching Social Determinants of Health

This MedEdPORTAL resource introduces the broader topic of social determinants of health (SDH) to second-year medical students, with a particular focus on advocacy. Students gain […]

McDonald, Morgan

Medical Students

Access to Care

Advocacy

General SDOH

Aging, Culture, and Health Communication: Exploring Personal Cultural Health Beliefs and Strategies to Facilitate Cross-Cultural Communication With Older Adults

This publication, from MedEdPORTAL, is a single-session curriculum to help health professions students appreciate the diversity of health beliefs among older adults and gain communication […]

Agness-Whittaker, Chanel

Dental Students

Pharmacy Students

Culture/Culture Humility/Culture Competence

Racism as a Unique Social Determinant of Mental Health: Development of a Didactic Curriculum for Psychiatry Residents

This MedEdPORTAL lecture series, for residents in psychiatry, uses an approach to racism established by Dr. Camara Jones, in which racism consists of three levels: […]

Medlock, Morgan

Residents

Racism

Substance Use Disorder Training Workshop for Future Interprofessional Health Care Providers

This curriculum from MedEdPORTAL is a 4 hour workshop focused on opioid use disorder which is an interprofessional learning experience. Most learning takes place in […]

Monteiro, Kristina

Medical Students

Nursing Students

Pharmacy Students

Physical Therapy Students

Social Work Students

Health Behaviors (substance abuse, obesity, tobacco)

Substance Use Disorder

When Race Matters on the Wards: Talking About Racial Health Disparities and Racism in the Clinical Setting

This small group session, from MedEdPORTAL, introduces third-year medical students to issues of race in clinical care using case-based discussions. Strengths of the curriculum include […]

Brooks, Katherine

Medical Students

Implicit/Explicit Bias

Racism

HIV: A Socioecological Case Study

This single session case-based learning experience, from MedEdPORTAL, focuses on a medically complex patient with HIV and the social determinants of health which impact his/her […]

Sell, Jarrett

Medical Students

Gender/Sexuality/LGBTQ Health

Health Disparities

Community Perspectives in Medicine: Elective for First- Year Medical Students

This resource, from MedEdPORTAL, is an elective course which introduces medical students to community based organizations that represent and advocate for communities of diverse populations. […]

Kutscher, Eric

Medical Students

Culture/Culture Humility/Culture Competence

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

Healthy Homes, Healthy Futures: A Home Visitation Curriculum for Pediatric Residents

This is a Home Visit curriculum, from MedEdPORTAL, on obesity for Pediatric residents. It is embedded within the 4 week Community Health rotation, but is […]

Essel, Kofi

Residents

Adverse childhood events

Community Medicine

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

Food Insecurities

Health Behaviors (substance abuse, obesity, tobacco)

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