Achieving Health Equity: Addressing Social Determinants of Health at Mass General
Monday, June 4, 2018

O'Keeffe Auditorium, MGH

12 to 1:30 pm
Lunch will be provided

Keynote by
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor
BU School of Public Health

Followed by an MGH Interprofessional
Panel Discussion

Please note that if you have never used the Partners CPD site, you will be directed to create a profile and then register for the event (two separate steps). If the professional information questions do not apply to your role, please select "not applicable." This process is required and should only take a few minutes.
Program Details
This activity will be providing one keynote didactic lecture, followed by an interprofessional panel discussion with keynote speaker and three MGH staff (doctor, nurse and community health worker). The goal is to educate MGH employees with clinical and education roles on the importance of the social determinants of health and how they intersect with community health.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the impact of social determinants of health on patients and communities served by Mass General.
  • Identify three population health strategies being implemented through the Partners Accountable Care Organization to address social determinants of health.
  • Develop action steps that address SDH in your work environment.

12:00 PM Welcome and Keynote Intro: Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, Physician-in-Chief, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
12:10 PM Keynote Speaker: Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health
12:50 PM MGH Interprofessional Panel Discussion moderated by Gaurdia Banister, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, FAAN, Executive Director, MGH Institute for Patient Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Eric Weil, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Primary Care, Center for Population Health, Partners Healthcare
  • Katherine Rushfirth, CNM, MSN, Associate Chief, Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Nurse-Midwifery Service, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Ana Cabral, MSW, Manager, Complex Patient Populations CHW’s, MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
1:30 PM Adjournment of Educational Activity

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development at Massachusetts General Hospital is an approved provider by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-239, 10/1/2020).
Criteria for successful completion include: electronic check-in (attendance) at the beginning of the program, attendance at the entire event and submission of a completed evaluation.
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