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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The Homeless Hospital Liaison program: An interprofessional program to improve students' skills at facilitating transitions of care for patients experiencing homelessness

F. Gill, M. Appley, L. Nix, G. Green , M. Gribbon , A. Divagaran , S. Huo , J. Avegno , C. Jones
Acad Med

Problem: Traditional medical school curricula lack specific training on caring for individuals experiencing homelessness, and the literature suggests that medical students’ attitudes toward these individuals become increasingly negative during medical school.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Expert consensus on inclusion of the social determinants of health in undergraduate medical education curricula

K.A. Mangold, T.R. Bartell, A.A. Doobay-Persaud, M.D. Adler, K.M. Sheehan
Acad Med

Accreditation bodies have mandated teaching social determinants of health (SDH) to medical students, but there has been limited guidance for educators on what or how to teach, and how to evaluate students' competence.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

"Prevention Produce": Integrating medical student mentorship into a fruit and vegetable prescription program for at-risk patients

J.M. Forbes, C.R. Forbes, E. Lehman, D.R. George
Perm J

Introduction: Fruit and vegetable prescription (FVRx) programs provide increased access to produce to food-insecure, at-risk populations, yet many lack the educational and social components to support long-term disease prevention.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Consider the root of the problem: Increasing trainee skills at assessing and addressing social determinants of health

S.M. Sisler, N.A. Schapiro, L. Stephan, J. Mejia, A.S. Wallace
Transl Behav Med

National pediatrics guidelines recommend screening all patients for unmet social needs to improve self-management of chronic conditions and health outcomes and to reduce costs.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Medical-legal partnerships to enhance residency training in advance care planning

J.M. Pettit, A.M. Ryan, J. Armin, B.D. Weiss
Fam Med

Background and Objectives: Only about one-third of adult Americans have completed advance directives for end-of-life care, and primary care physicians report that they are not always comfortable discussing advance care planning (ACP) with patients.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Resident documentation of social determinants of health: Effects of a teaching tool in the outpatient setting

M Patel, E Bathory, J Scholnick, T White-Davis, J Choi, S Braganza
Clin Pediatr

Social determinants of health (SDH) significantly affect the health of children and thus, screening is important in pediatric primary care. We assessed the use of a formal social history taking tool after a 2-phase intervention.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Novel educational program improves readiness to manage intimate partner violence within the fracture clinic: A pretest-posttest study

EDUCATE Investigators
CMAJ Open

Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is prevalent among female patients at fracture clinics; however, previous research suggests health care providers (HCPs) are unprepared to identify victims and provide appropriate support.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

An interprofessional urban health elective focused on the social determinants of health

A. Pinto, M. To, A. Rucchetto, M. Sharma, K. Rouleau
Can Med Educ J.

Background: More than half of the world's population now lives in cities. Health professionals should understand how social factors and processes in urban spaces determine individual and population health.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Social determinants of health training in U.S. primary care residency programs: A scoping review

L.A. Gard, J. Peterson, C. Miller, N. Ghosh, Q. Youmans, A. Didwania, S.D. Persell, M. Jean-Jacques, P. Ravenna, M.J. O'Brien, M.S. Goel
Acad Med

Purpose: Medical training has traditionally focused on the proximate determinants of disease, with little focus on how social conditions influence health.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Educating patient-centered, systems-aware physicians: A qualitative analysis of medical student perceptions of value-added clinical systems learning roles

J.D. Gonzalo, D. Wolpaw, D. Graaf, B.M. Thompson
BMC Med Educ

Background: Medical schools have a critical need to develop roles for students that are "value-added," defined as "...experiential roles that can positively impact health outcomes while also enhancing student knowledge, attitudes, and skills in Clinical or Health Systems Science." Following...

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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