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Understanding and Improving Population Health

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Define population health;
2. Discuss the relationship between population health and public health;
3. Summarize how population health is implemented in health care;
4. Describe how integrated health care delivery, public health, prevention, health promotion, community engagement and health policy efforts improve population health.
0.5 Credit

This module introduces learners to population and public health and explains recent changes in health care delivery meant to improve health outcomes in the United States.

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Activity Information

Subject Matter Expert(s):

Kate Kirley, MD, MS, FAAFP, Director of Chronic Disease Prevention, American Medical Association

Natalia Wilson, MD, MPH, Clinical Associate Professor, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Associate Dean, Health Systems Education, Penn State University College of Medicine

Maya M. Hammoud, MD, MBA, Senior Advisor, Medical Education Innovation, American Medical Association

Participation Statement: Upon completion of this activity, learners will receive a Participation Certificate.


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