Reducing Barriers to Care and Addressing Social Determinants of Health – Annals of Internal Medicine


Posted: January 20, 2020 at 7:55 pm

American College of Physicians, Washington, DC (R.B., K.R.)

Oregon Health & Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon (T.G.C.)

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana (L.S.E.)

Financial Support: Financial support for the development of this position paper came exclusively from the ACP operating budget.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at http://www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M19-2410.

Editors' Disclosures: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, reports that her spouse has stock options/holdings with Targeted Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD, Executive Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Cynthia D. Mulrow, MD, MSc, Senior Deputy Editor, reports that she has no relationships or interests to disclose. Jaya K. Rao, MD, MHS, Deputy Editor, reports that she has stock holdings/options in Eli Lilly and Pfizer. Christina C. Wee, MD, MPH, Deputy Editor, reports employment with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Sankey V. Williams, MD, Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Yu-Xiao Yang, MD, MSCE, Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interest to disclose.

Corresponding Author: Renee Butkus, BA, American College of Physicians, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001.

Current Author Addresses: Ms. Butkus and Ms. Rapp: American College of Physicians, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001.

Dr. Cooney: Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239.

Dr. Engel: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: R. Butkus, K. Rapp.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: R. Butkus, K. Rapp, T.G. Cooney, L.S. Engel.

Drafting of the article: R. Butkus, K. Rapp, L.S. Engel.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: R. Butkus, T.G. Cooney, L.S. Engel.

Final approval of the article: R. Butkus, K. Rapp, T.G. Cooney, L.S. Engel.

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