Social Medicine: February 2018

Social medicine: the study of the complex interplay of social, genetic and environmental factors and their collective impacts on health, disease and the practice of medicine. We dedicate our February 2018 theme issue of in-House to exploring health disparities, social justice, and the social determinants of health in modern medicine.

Gunshot Victims Rushed to the Emergency Room: What It’s Like to Be Their Doctor
Jake Prigoff, MD, general surgery resident at Columbia-New York Presbyterian Hospital

Community Health Center Funding on Life Support Unless Congress Acts
Melissa Palma, MD, family medicine resident at a Latino-serving community health center

Resident Reflections: On Freedom Without Fear in America
Moazzum Bajwa, MD, MPH, family medicine resident at Riverside University Health System