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Population Health and Community –Oriented Primary Care

CUNY School of Medicine

Population Health and Community –Oriented Primary Care

7.1. Assess how social determinants of health and biological risk factors can be modified to reduce health disparities and prevent and manage disease in individuals and populations.

7.2. Recognize how social hierarchies and systems of power differentially impact health care access and delivery, definitions of health and disease, and disease status of individuals and populations.

7.3. Recognize that both clinical care and population health approaches are needed for disease prevention, disease management, and health equity.

7.4. Apply the principles of epidemiology and the appropriate biostatistical tests to compare health outcomes and risk factors across groups of people.

7.5. Analyze and interpret population health and surveillance data to assess and improve the health status of populations.

7.6. Describe how the major components of the U.S. healthcare system and health care policies affect access, quality, and cost of health care for different populations.

7.7. Describe the importance of community engagement and advocacy activities to improve the health of vulnerable populations and underserved communities.

7.8 Design and conduct research and present findings demonstrating knowledge of scientific methods and following ethical principles.