May 31st, 2014
Last Thursday, I sat with our HealthBegins pre-med intern Rebecca Long at Alliance Health Services Academy in South LA. It was the last day of class for the high school seniors, and HealthBegins had been working with them for nine months on an internship in the social…Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on May 31, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Kootenay Boundary, BC – Doctors in the Kootenay Boundary have a new tool today that will help them support patients with socio-economic challenges impacting their health.
Entitled the Poverty Intervention Tool, the document explores the profound impact that social determinants, like not being able to meet monthly expenses, have on patient…
Earlier today at a Health 2.0 conference in Brooklyn, the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) announced a design challenge to put "Care in Context" by opening social & financial conversations between patients & providers. (See …Continue
Added by Rishi Manchanda on May 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
On behalf of SocMed, we are pleased to invite health professional students to apply for the fifth annual course Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness, a social medicine immersion experience offered on-site at Lacor Hospital in Gulu, Uganda from…Continue
Added by Michael Westerhaus on May 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Happy Mother's Day to all from HealthBegins!
Welcome to our newest…Continue
Added by Linda Sharp on May 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments