Certificate Readings - SDoH and Structural Competency


Competency 2.1:  Understand how social, behavioral, environmental and biological factors contribute to specific individual and population health outcomes 


Competency 2.2:  Distinguish between health disparities and health care disparities.

►  Kaiser Family Foundation: Disparities in Health and Health Care: Five Key Questions and Answers


Competency 2.3:  Define and Describe Health Equity

 ►   U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health


Competency 2.4:  Understand the life course approach to health and health disparities.

Health Inequalities in the Life Course Perspective

NCIM Factsheet: Life Course Health Development: A New Approach for Addressing Upstream Determinants of Health and Spending


Competency 2.5: Understand the Socio-Economic History of the Bay Area

 East of Palo Alto's Eden: Race and Formation in Silicon Valley

 ►  The Racist Housing Policy That Made Your Neighborhood


Competency 2.6: Understand ways that health care systems can help address structural determinants of health.

► Remembering Freddie Grey - Medical Education for Social Justice

Whitle Privilege in a White Coat: How Racism Shaped My Medical Education