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How Health Clinicians Can Address Food Insecurity

Started Feb 6, 2020

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Full course description

Live webinar February 6 @ 3PM ET

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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.

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


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

1.0 Continuing Medical Education Credit

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee

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


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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