Pediatric Surgery

Social Determinants of Health

September 16, 2020
This clip from the 2020 Pediatric Surgery Update Course features, Marion Henry, MD; Victor Garcia, MD; and Erika Newman, MD; review and discuss current topics and findings surrounding social determinants of health.

Highlighted Topics Include:
- Racial bias
- Why should doctors be concerned
- Awareness and implementation example
- Minorities and health disparities
- Mapuches and Chile
- Educational disparities
- Fixing toxic poverty
- Economic distress indicators
- How do we improve

Sections

  • Social determinants of health section introduction (00:00)
  • Recent development in Social Determinants of Health (00:54)
  • Why is this happening (03:14)
  • Why should surgeons be concerned (17:45)
  • Example of SDH awareness implementation (18:42)
  • Why do minorities experience these health disparities? (20:18)
  • Mapuches and Chile (28:53)
  • The persistent inequality of American neighborhoods (30:22)
  • Is it all just because of education disparities (32:16)
  • What do we do about toxicity of poverty? (36:52)
  • Economic distress indicators (40:23)
  • How do we improve (42:13)

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