Social Determinants of Health

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This module will introduce residents to the social determinants of health (SDoH), how they relate to health, how they differ in rural and urban areas, and what the roles of medicine, healthcare, public health, and policy are in SDoH. The module will be broken up into 4 sections with a total of 6 videos, 5 readings, and an assessment.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learners will be able to describe social dominants of health (SDOH) and how they related to health and wellbeing of individuals.
  2. Learners will be able to summarize differences between SDOH in general and in rural areas of the United States.
  3. Learners will be able to convey the role family medicine physicians have in supporting SDOH within their practices and communities.
  4. Learners will be able to provide examples of ways SDOH are being addressed through national efforts.