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National Audience Webinar and Launch of SDOH Innovations Showcase Competition (Part I)

Resource Topic: Promising/Best Practices

Resource Subtopic: Health Equity, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Policy and Advocacy.

Keywords: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs), Care Coordination, Case Studies, Chronic Diseases and Care, Prevention, Screening.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: During the keynote, Dr. Hasshan Batts shared how his personal journey has informed community-based efforts to improve the health and well-being of structurally marginalized people in Allentown, PA. Dr. Batts is currently the Executive Director of the Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley where he uses the concept of “Radical Welcome” to engage with individuals that are often excluded from community efforts. Dr. Batts also shared how PNLV is currently leading an innovative community engagement project in partnership with a community health center, health system, university, and community partners. During this session, the innovation competition activity and requirements were shared with attendees.

Resource Details: This webinar was the kick-off event for the SDOH Academy Innovations Showcase Competition. The SDOH Academy Innovations Showcase Competition is an interactive training opportunity that incorporates an element of competition for health centers to showcase their innovations. A unique opportunity for health center staff and stakeholders to not only shape the narrative about their innovative work to address the SDOHs but also a way to inform a national audience on how they have been successful in addressing any of the following core competencies. Improving access to quality health care and services by increasing the capacity for patients to access SDOH services Fostering a health care workforce able to address current and emerging needs related to SDOH Enhancing population health and addressing health disparities through community partnerships and system delivery transformation Increasing knowledge of emerging issues related to SDOH The entire experience is structured to spark and/or advance innovations that support the role of health centers in creating both individual and systemic changes that address SDOH factors and improve the health of their communities!

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit