Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at siren@ucsf.edu. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Foreword to conference proceedings, inventing social emergency medicine

H.J. Alter
Ann Emerg Med

Before you are the proceedings of an invitational consensus conference called Inventing Social Emergency Medicine, including subsequent reflections and a supplemental riff off of the experience of being there.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Introduction

H.K. Kanzaria, J.R. Hoffman
Ann Emerg Med

In October 2016, when Harrison Alter convened the first meeting of a group that would later become the Social Emergency Medicine Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), participants were invited to make a comment while introducing themselves to the group.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Principles of social emergency medicine

J. Fahimi, L. Goldfrank
Ann Emerg Med

Throughout most of its history, emergency medicine was practiced on distinct islands, without the standardization, support, or oversight that we expect today.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: What next? From the principles to the practice of social emergency medicine

N.E. Wang
Ann Emerg Med

This commentary expands the Fahimi and Goldfrank overview of the principles of social emergency medicine to speak to its institutionalization. This first requires understanding the mission of social emergency medicine.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Seeking consensus goals and broad support for social emergency medicine

S. Lippert
Ann Emerg Med

Fahimi and Goldfrank eloquently delineate the ways in which social emergency medicine is integral to the foundation and practice of emergency medicine.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Reflections: A social emergency medicine call to arms: Promoting the adoption of social emergency medicine practices

T. Schneberk, R.J. Cooper
Ann Emerg Med

The mission of this movement is to recruit people from within the emergency medicine community to adopt and develop social emergency medicine practices.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Achieving the quadruple aim: Treating patients as people by screening for and addressing the social determinants of health

D. Hsieh
Ann Emerg Med

Health care in the United States has reached a breaking point, with increasing costs, ongoing poor outcomes, and increasing provider burnout.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Screening, education, and advocacy on social determinants of health: The complete package for treating the whole patient

J.F. Garrick
Ann Emerg Med

The commentary by Hsieh on social emergency medicine is a welcome contribution to the practice of emergency medicine. He offers a framework for how emergency providers can approach patients in a holistic way by considering the social determinants of health.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Embracing the problem of subsistence needs in the emergency department

R.M. Rodriguez
Ann Emerg Med

The US health care system is indeed ill. Its disease, unfortunately, is more like widespread, systemic sepsis than isolated single-organ pathology.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Reflections: Addressing the quadruple aim in social emergency medicine

R. Karb, S. Natsui
Ann Emerg Med

Hsieh argues that the ED should serve as a nexus of treatment for the whole patient, inclusive of social factors, by bringing together the expertise of medicine, public health, and social work.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

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