Program Description: 

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This presentation will discuss the impact of social determinants of health on child health. Dr. Gundacker will discuss a project she has been working on entitled, Community Assets to Address Social Determinants, which is funded through an American Academy of Pediatrics Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning Grant. She will discuss asset mapping of community resources directories, creation of a Multi-Sector Collaborative Alliance, and preliminary results from interviews with healthcare providers and focus groups with parents/caregivers on community resource use and navigation.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

1. Explain the impact of social determinants of health on child health.
2. Identify community resource directories in the City of Milwaukee.
3. Describe one example of how to create a Multi-Sector Collaborative Alliance around social determinants of health.


Faculty & credentials: 

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD

Presenter: Dr. Gundacker began her medical training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public health where she completed medical school and received a Certificate in Global Health. She completed her pediatric residency at UC-Davis in Sacramento, California and subsequently received a Master’s in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health Leadership and Policy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham while working as a general pediatrician with the local county health system. She is currently finishing an Academic Fellowship in Primary Care Research here at MCW and will be joining the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in July. Her main research interest is improving collaboration between primary care and community organizations to address child health disparities.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hour of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
06/10/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Hub A1015/A1035
WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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