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Implementation Research on Social Screening in Healthcare Settings


In this episode, we are joined by Cherelle Vanbrakle, MEd, the Director of Health Promotion and Community Advocacy at People’s Community Clinic based in Austin, TX, and Andrea Nederveld, MD, MPH, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado, to discuss the state of the science about the implementation of social screening in healthcare settings.

To read the SIREN social screening report and a bevy of related resources, visit the SCREEN Report webpage.


People’s Community Clinic:


Research by Dr. Nederveld, noted in podcast: 

Nederveld AL, Duarte KF, Rice JD, Richie A, Broaddus-Shea ET. IMAGINE: A trial of messaging strategies for social needs screening and referral. Am J Prev Med. 2022;63(3, Supplement 2):S164-S172.


Broaddus-Shea ET, Fife Duarte K, Jantz K, Reno J, Connelly L, Nederveld A. Implementing health-related social needs screening in western Colorado primary care practices: Qualitative research to inform improved communication with patients. Health Soc Care Community. 2022;10.1111/hsc.13752. doi:10.1111/hsc.13752 PMID: 35170822