Social Determinants of Health

AMA Urges Multifaceted Approach to Address Social Determinants of Health

At the Special Meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates, physicians adopted policies to address social determinants of health as part of health insurance coverage. The disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to address nonmedical, yet critical, health needs and the underlying determinants of health —

The 4th Realm of Health

By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger MD MPH – Communities across the United States are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health disorders, with the recognition that Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are inextricably linked with an individual’s mental health status.