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Indexed journal articles, position papers, individual lectures, websites, videos, and other data sources pertaining to social determinants of health that can be used to build curricula.

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Critical Synthesis Package: Health Professional’s Attitude Towards the Homeless Inventory (HPATHI)

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource describes the Health Professional’s Attitude Towards the Homeless Inventory (HPATHI), a 19-item survey to assess medical students’ and […]

Crow, Sheila

Survey Instrument

Housing

Poverty

Critical Synthesis Package: Attitudes Towards Homelessness Inventory (ATHI)

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource describes the Attitudes Towards Homelessness Inventory (ATHI), a brief 11-item survey meant to be self-administered by health sciences […]

Foster, Adriana

Survey Instrument

Housing

Implicit/Explicit Bias

Poverty

Addressing the Effects of Psychological Trauma in a Community Using a Social Determinants of Health Approach: A Case Study

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource provides a historical view of a specific city (Newark, NJ), highlighting how events, legislation, etc. impacted the community […]

Rutgers School of Nursing

Case study with discussion questions

Videos

Websites

Access to Care

Education

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

Food insecurities

Health Behaviors (substance abuse, obesity, tobacco)

Health Disparities/equity

Health Literacy/Literacy

Housing

Immigration Status

Incarceration

Poverty

Psychological trauma

Segregation

Trauma Toolbox for Primary Care

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource is a web-based 6-part series designed to address adverse childhood experiences (ACE) in the primary care setting. The […]

American Academy of Pediatrics

Websites

Adverse childhood events

Traumas

Just Health Action: Empowering People to Promote Health Equity

Date of Review: December, 2019 Just Health Action is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, WA that teaches ‘critical health literacy’ to empower communities to […]

Assessing Community Health

Organizations

Websites

Environmental Justice and Waste Management

Health Disparities/equity

Beyond Genograms: The Art of Engaging Medical Learners in Systems Thinking

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource includes a PowerPoint presentation (with speaker notes) on a systems approach to thinking about medicine and healthcare, as […]

Romain, Amy

Power Point Presentation

Education

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

General SDOH

Housing

Social Networks/Social Isolation

An Overview of Commonly-Used Social Determinants of Health Screening Tools

Date of Review: December, 2019 This resource provided by the Episcopal Health Foundation lists various screening tools that can be used to identify the Social […]

EHF Research Division

Power Point Presentation

Screening Tools

General SDOH

A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Date of Review: December, 2019 This is an incredible and comprehensive resource that provides guidance to educators involved in “Educating Health Professional’s” recommended and unifying […]

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Journal publications

Organizations

Toolkit

General SDOH

UCSF Social Determinants of Health Resources & Literature:

Date of Review: December, 2019 This is an extensive collection of many types of resources, including research papers, interventions, advocacy, curricula, policy briefs and links […]

Websites

Access to Care

Adverse childhood events

Advocacy

Community Medicine

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

General SDOH

Health Behaviors (substance abuse, obesity, tobacco)

Health Disparities/equity

Poverty

Racism

Social Stressors/Biology/Epigenetics

Traumas

Violence

The EveryONE Project Introduces Neighborhood Navigator

Date of Review: December, 2019 I can’t believe I’ve never known about this. It has Chicago resources and I ran 2 searches and it was […]

Crawford, Chris

Digital Navigation Tools

Organizations

Resource Navigator

Toolkit

Websites

Access to Care

Community Medicine

Environment/neighborhoods/community assets

Food insecurities

Gender/sexuality/LGBTQ Health

General SDOH

Health Behaviors (substance abuse, obesity, tobacco)

Housing

Immigration Status

Insurance

Poverty

Traumas

Violence

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