Throughout the year, students will gain the knowledge and skills to: • Differentiate between the medical and public health models for addressing health challenges• Analyze the upstream factors impacting the health of community members• Articulate a position on the social role of health and health care providers in community settings• Characterize the underserved populations in the Bay Area as well as the specific health, health care, and social challenges that they face• Identify and access key community resources to improve individual and community health• Research and synthesize peer-reviewed literature on a specific health/health care topic• Develop and implement a project to build capacity at a partnering clinic or social service agency• Participate in local health policy committees and initiatives• Describe the legislative policy process in California• Identify and track key legislation impacting community health• Engage in advocacy efforts to address a health issue about which students are passionate
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