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All-Ohio Medical School Opioid Use Disorder Collaborative Curriculum

Funded by Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

B8.2. Session Overview - Social Determinants of Health: Neighborhood Health

The goal of this exercise is to give students the opportunity to directly observe and experience the influence the social, cultural, and environmental factors have on the health of individuals and communities.  This exercise will require a brief exploration of public spaces, as well as some web-based research.

Instructional Strategy: Experiential, 5 hours

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and describe the individual and population-level biopsychosocial determinants of health and how these determinants influence population health status
  2. Recognize population-level health disparities that may impact access to healthcare, care of patients, and patient outcomes
  3. Identify contextual factors that may affect the health status of an individual patient or population
  4. Discuss role that social determinants of health play in the opioid epidemic

Author: Brenda Roman, MD, & Sabrina Neeley, MD

School: Wright State University

Curriculum Template - Neighborhood Tour