National Academy of Medicine

Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five

Introduction Social determinants of health (SDoH) is a relatively new term in health care. As defined by the World Health Organization (
Read More

Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many secto
Read More

Health Literacy and the Arts: An Intersection Worth Exploring

Introduction In recent years, health literacy is increasingly viewed as aligning complexities and tasks with people’s skills and abilities.
Read More

Improving Collaboration among Health Communication, Health Education, and Health Literacy

Health communication, health education, and health literacy are rooted in a common understanding of human communi
Read More

Building Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Head Start Communities: A Case Study

Policy makers, government agencies, and community organizations seeking to improve health outcomes in vulnerable po
Read More