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CME

Social Determinants of Health: How to Take Action

  • Authors: Rhonda G. Acholonu, MD, FAAP; Paula Braveman, MD, MPH; Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MSc
  • CME Released: 3/14/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/14/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for all providers, including primary care providers, internal medicine, oncology, and cardiology.

The goal of this activity is to improve knowledge about social determinants of health and how to intervene on unmet social needs in clinical practice.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Impact of social needs on health
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Screen patients for unmet needs


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Moderator

  • Rhonda G. Acholonu, MD, FAAP

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Children's Hospital at Montefiore
    Bronx, New York

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Rhonda G. Acholonu, MD, FAAP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Faculty

  • Paula Braveman, MD, MPH

    Professor of Family and Community Medicine
    Founding Director
    Center for Health Equity
    University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Paula Braveman, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MSc

    Assistant Professor of Family and Social Medicine
    Children's Hospital at Montefiore
    Bronx, New York

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MSc, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Shanthi Voorn, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shanthi Voorn, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Diana Lucifero, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Diana Lucifero, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME

Social Determinants of Health: How to Take Action

Authors: Rhonda G. Acholonu, MD, FAAP; Paula Braveman, MD, MPH; Kevin P. Fiori, MD, MPH, MScFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 3/14/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/14/2023

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