The Medical-Legal Partnership Approach to Teaching Social Determinants of Health and Structural Competency in Residency Programs

Monday, December 12, 2016

By Edward G. Paul, MD, Mallory Curran, JD, and Elizabeth Tobin Tyler, JD, MA
Academic Medicine. December 2016. 91(12).

This article explains the impact of training health care teams in an understanding and integration of the social determinants of health¬†into¬†addressing patient health. It specifically outlines the Milestones of the Next Accreditation System, in which attorneys can be integrated into resident training teams, to shape new “medical identities” for residents trained in MLP. Read the article here.