Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health- Healthy People 2030
This page from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines the Social Determinants of Health and provides additional context around each one.

Social Determinants of Health - CDC
This website connects you to CDC resources for SDOH data, research, tools for action, programs, and policy. They may be used by people in public health, community organizations, research organizations, and health care systems to assess SDOH and improve community well-being. 

Addressing Social Determinants of Health through Medicaid
This article through KFF highlights ways that Medicaid can be used to address the social determinants of health, and features a very helpful graphic representation of the social determinants of health with specific examples for each one.

Meanings and Misunderstandings: A Social Determinants of Health Lexicon
Though targeted towards health care systems, this article provides helpful definitions of many terms related to social determinants of health, including population health & social risk factors.

Social Determinants and Social Needs: Moving Beyond Midstream
This article provides a compelling case and very helpful graphic representation of downstream (individual interventions), midstream (individual impact), and upstream (community impact) strategies and tactics to address social needs.

Ascension Social Determinants of Health Screening Fact Sheet
Marillac Mission Fund is a philanthropic program of Ascension.  This fact sheet provides a visual representation of how various factors impact a person's health and well-being, such as social determinants of health accounting for as much as 55% of health outcomes, and offers resources for assisting people with identified needs.