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.
Physicians, residents, and others in the public health and health care professions such as nurses and behavioral health professionals.
- 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
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.
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.
This training is being offered as a special session by the Certificate in Population Health and Health Equity in partnership with Authority Health.