Social Determinants of Health Curriculum for Clinicians

To help clinicians address social determinants of health (SDoH) within a framework that maximizes their skills while helping organizations systemically approach these challenges, the AHA Physician Alliance has created a virtual expedition consisting of five modules. Built around the proactive concept of upstream care, the series was developed with Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO at HealthBegins, an organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening the work of frontline clinicians and community partners to improve care and address the social determinants of health.

 

Virtual Expedition Modules 

1. Understanding and Tackling the Social Determinants of Health

featuring Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO, HealthBegins and Jay Bhatt, D.O., M.P.H., M.A., F.A.C.P., senior vice president and chief medical officer, American Hospital Association and president, HRET

 

2. Introduction to Upstream Quality Improvement 

featuring Sara Bader, senior manager upstream quality improvement, HealthBegins

 

3. Using Upstream Quality Improvement to Address Food Insecurity

featuring Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO, HealthBegins and Andrew Beck, M.D., M.P.H., attending
pediatrician, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Companion Resource: Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals

 

4. Using Upstream Quality Improvement to Address Housing Insecurity

featuring Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO, HealthBegins and David Perlstein, M.D., president and CEO, SBH Health System

Companion Resource: Housing Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals

 

5. Using Upstream Quality Improvement to Address Transportation

featuring Rishi Manchanda, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO, HealthBegins and Jill Lord, R.N., M.S., director of community health, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center

Companion Resource: Transportation and the Role of Hospitals

 

 

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