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Primary care and public health have critical roles in providing for the health and well-being of communities across the nation. Although they each share a common goal, historically they have operated independently of each other. However, new...
These materials were used at the 2015 ACGME presentation, "When the Population Is the Patient: Developing Population Health Milestones to Teach Essential Skills for Tomorrow's Clinicians." View and download the population health milestones...
The 5-2-1-0 Every Day Campaign promotes four practices that can be adopted daily by children and parents to improve overall health and avoid obesity. The campaign was used in Western Chula Vista via the Healthy Weight Collaborative. Read more about...
In this article by Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, he examines different types of public health interventions and provides a framework to improve health, referred to as the “5-tier health impact pyramid”. Frieden argues that this 5-tier pyramid model...
Phased Approach: The Guide for Assessing Primary Care and Public Health Resources proposes that integrative projects conduct a four-phased approach: Conduct Current State Analysis of Available Resources – Categorize all resources in...
This brochure educates parents and caregivers about the importance of a safe sleeping environment for infants. Parkview Health, a health system consisting of six hospitals, teamed up with Allen County Health Department to extend a Safe Slumber...
This report by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) stresses the importance of innovative approaches and building partnerships with a wide range of sectors in order to be effective. By outlining top policy approaches and featuring more than 15 case...
"The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) initiative calls on academic health centers to engage communities around a clinical research relationship measured ultimately in terms of public health. Among a few initiatives involving...
The Prevention Institute and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention designed this resource to help public health practitioners advance health equity through community prevention strategies. This guide focuses on policy, systems, and...
Thomas Gavagan, MD, MPH, offers a review that assesses the effectiveness of the community oriented primary care (COPC) model and provides a discussion of alternative approaches to community medicine practice and education. Gavagan concludes that...

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