Health and disease in context: a community-based social medicine curriculum.

@article{Gregg2008HealthAD,
  title={Health and disease in context: a community-based social medicine curriculum.},
  author={Jessica L Gregg and Rachel Solotaroff and Ted Amann and Yvonne Michael and Judith L. Bowen},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2008},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
Despite the increasing attention paid to the role of social forces in determining health, most physicians finish their training ill-prepared to address these issues. The authors describe their efforts to fill that training gap for internal medicine residents at Oregon Health and Science University through a community-based social medicine curriculum, designed in 2006 in conjunction with community partners at Central City Concern (CCC), an organization addressing homelessness, poverty, and… CONTINUE READING

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