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How Health Clinicians Can Address Food Insecurity (On Demand) is a Course

How Health Clinicians Can Address Food Insecurity (On Demand)

Started Mar 30, 2020
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Full course description

Food insecurity, or the inability to afford enough food for a healthy and active life, is a significant public health issue in the U.S. and is associated with greater odds of poor health, especially regarding physical and cognitive development in children. This webinar will feature a food insecurity researcher and an internal medicine physician as they discuss available tools and resources for screening patients for and responding to food insecurity, and the evidence behind them.

Audience

Physicians, residents, and others in the public health and health care professions such as nurses and behavioral health professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the role of SNAP in improving food access and health outcomes
  • Identify strategies for screening for food insecurity
  • Identify resources to address positive screens for food insecurity

Speaker

Craig Gundersen, PhD, ACES Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jasmine Omar, MD, Senior Staff Physician, Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Health System

Continuing Education Credit

No continuing education credit is offered for this on-demand webinar. A certificate of completion is available.

Planning Committee

Matthew Boulton, MD, MPH; Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES; Maria Gilson; Danielle Zemmel 

Disclosures: All planning committee members have disclosed no conflict of interest related to this activity. Craig Gundersen serves as a consultant for Feeding America and the Urban Institute, two non-profit organizations. 

Sponsors

This training is being offered as a special session by the Certificate in Population Health and Health Equity in partnership with Authority Health.

 

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