Reading List

6. Reading List

These readings are provided for all students; others will be identified by small group team leaders.  We recommend reading a few selections from this list prior to beginning the immersion experience in October.

Betancourt, J.R., Quinlan, J. 2007. Personal Responsibility Versus Responsible Options: Health Care, Community Health Promotion, and and Battle Against Chronic Disease. Prev Chronic Dis 4(3). Accessed September 2011. 

Fielding, J.E., Teutsch, S.M. 2009. Integrating Clinical Care and Community Health. JAMA 302(3): 317-319. 

Gadon, M. 2007. Revisiting the Social Contract: Physicians as Community Health Promoters. Prev Chronic Dis 4(3). Accessed September 2011. 

Gruen, R. L., Campbell, E.G., Blumenthal, D. 2006. Public Roles of US Physicians: Community Participation, Political Involvement, and Collective Advocacy. JAMA 296(20): 2467-2475. 

Hale, Janet. 2011. The Value and Imperative for Health Professions Engaging in Interprofessional Learning. Click here for pdf. 

Halfon, Neal, Larson, Kandyce and Shirley Russ. 2010. Theories And Consequences: Why Social Determinants? Healthcare Quarterly, 14(Sp) 2010: 8-20. Available at


Interprofessional Education Collaborative. 2016. Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice: 2016 update. Washington DC: Interprofessional education Collaborative.

Krisberg, Kim. 2013. Medical Schools Integrate Health Disparity Education Across Curriculum. AAMC Reporter, June 2013. 

Marmot, M. 2007. Achieving Health Equity: From Root Causes to Fair Outcomes. Lancet 370: 1153-1162. 

McGinnis, J.M. 2010. Observations on Incentives to Improve Population Health. Prev Chronic Dis 7(5). Accessed August 2011. 

Parrish, R.G. 2010. Measuring Population Health Outcomes. Prev Chronic Dis 7(4). Accessed August 2011. 

Radzyminski, S. 2007. The Concept of Population Health within the Nursing Profession. J Professional Nursing 23(1): 37-46.