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First Annual Summit on the Social Determinants of Health

December 5 - 6, 2016 at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL

What is a social determinant of health?

Social determinants of health have been defined as conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. Social determinants include things like food security, housing, transportation, education, crime, pollution, and discrimination.


Registration closes November 13.  For more information, click the link below.

First Annual National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health - (The Root Cause Coalition USA) 

December 5-6, 2016, Chicago, IL. A conference on dynamic approaches to addressing the social determinants of health.