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Hunger and Housing Lessons from COVID-19 (Free)

Date(s):
September 23, 2020
Venue:
Virtual
N/A
Waltham, MA 02451 
Website:
Not available
Description:

COVID-19 has exacerbated the effects of the social determinants of health especially around housing and hunger. Food insecurity and the ability to afford safe and stable housing leads to physical and mental health consequences that are disproportionally felt by marginalized populations. Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Associate Director of the GROW clinic at Boston Medical Center, a Principal Investigator with Children’s Health Watch and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health will present and the program will be moderated by Kathryn Brodowski, MD, MPH, Chair. MMS Committee on Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Accreditation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

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