UConn Health Leaders offers monthly didactic sessions where we train the next generation on skillsets to provide more equitable care. Whether it is practice in our simulation lab to didactics, UCHL offers prides itself on creating a learning environment that prepares the learner to be ready for whatever medical speciality they choose.  Our curriculum also focuses on mentorship which is pioneered through our medical student leadership. Please feel free to reach out if you have any specific questions on the curriculum. 

1. Introduction

  1. Introduction to Social Determinants of Health
  2. Racism within Medicine
  3. Introduction on How to Promote Health Behaviors


2. Socioeconomic Factors

  1. Transportation
  2. Health Insurance
  3. Health Literacy
  4. Food Insecurity
  5. Working Environment


3. Modifiable Behaviors

  1. Cost Reduction and Medication Reconciliation
  2. Firearm Safety
  3. Substance Use Disorders
  4. Illicit Drug Use
  5. Smoking Cessation
  6. Exercise
  7. Diet and Weight Management
  8. Alcohol Cessation
  9. Vaccine Equity and Hesitancy


4. Vulnerable Populations

  1. Trauma and Intimate Partner Violence
    1. Trauma Focused Care
    2. Intimate Partner Violence
  2. African American Community
  3. Homelessness
  4. Hispanic Community
  5. Women’s Health
  6. Pediatric Patients
  7. Rural Medicine
  8. Elderly
  9. Incarcerated
  10. Serious Mental Illness
  11. Refugee/Immigrant
  12. LGBTQI
  13. Disabled
  14. Veteran Health
  15. Non-English Speaking
  16. Unemployment
  17. Specific Health Conditions
    1. Hypertension
    2. Diabetes

5. Other

  1. Provider Burnout and Wellness