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Population Health and Health Equity

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Release Date: Thu, 8/1/19
Termination Date: Tue, 12/31/19
Credits: 3
Description: A physician, nurse, or other health professional's potential role in patient health does not stop at the clinic doors. Appreciating the impact of social and environmental conditions on health can create physician advocates and elevate the care provided in clinical settings. In four modules featuring academic and practice-based experts, this course introduces key concepts, strategies, and resources for learners to consider and apply in their own practice to improve the health of their communities.

Educational Objectives:
At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Identify the roles and responsibilities of public health. Identify how the health care system influences health equity, including insurance coverage. Recognize the importance of and opportunities for collaboration in population health.
  2. Describe the concept of the social determinants of health. Discuss how 'place' impacts population and patient health outcomes. Identify types of information about a community that can inform a physician's practice.
  3. Identify types of information about a community that can inform a physician's practice. Identify types of information about a community that can inform a physician's practice. Identify types of information about a community that can inform a physician's practice.
  4. Identify types of information about a community that can inform a physician's practice. Recognize opportunities to influence organizational and community policy to promote population
    health and health equity.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Physicians in the fields of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry.
Accreditation Information:

Accreditation and Credit Designation



The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Release Date: August 2019

Termination Date: July 2022

Additional Info: Presenters:
Andrew Wapner, DO, MPH
Mouhanad Hammami, MD
Renee Canady PhD
Maria Thomas

Educational Planner
Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

Educational Co-Planner
Laura Power, MD
Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES
Kristine Abuls

Financial Disclosures:
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 3.00
Participation: 3.00