Social Emergency Medicine & Population Health
Emergency Departments hold a unique position as the safety net for the healthcare system and the community. Social Emergency Medicine investigates societal patterns of health inequity and social needs that contribute to disease to develop solutions to decrease health disparities for vulnerable populations.
Conduct and disseminate rigorous, ground-breaking research to identify health disparities and the role and impact of social determinants in emergency medicine.
Create innovative educational programming for students, residents, attendings and ancillary staff to stimulate discussion and collaboration in Social Emergency Medicine.
Design and study novel ED-based interventions that confront the social determinants of health, with a particular focus on community service and engagement.
Create strong interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaborations, research networks and educational programs.
Social Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Stanford Social Emergency Medicine and Population Health Fellows have the opportunity to learn about social complexities that burden our ED patients, and explore community outreach, and clinical and health services research geared toward impacting population health and policy.
Stanford is exploring interventions and programs that can address population health and policy.
lnnovative education programming is a key goal, particularly with undergraduate students and residents.