ability to skillfully address patients’ medical and social needs is critical to improving health outcomes. The goals
of establishing this specific track with a focus on the social determinants of health is to support family medicine physicians
to excel as community health leaders through commitment to social justice and community service.
Residents in this training track learn how to screen for challenging social issues that impact health
and healthcare access.Trainees work closely with experienced social services personnel to learn about resources in the community
to help address these problems once they are identified.