Community Health Workers--Who Are They and How Do They Help Change Lives?
- Briefly review the "upstreamist" landscape and opportunities to improve health
- Describe community health workers, their identity and training-- and contrast with other members oft he health care team
- Review evidence that confirms the roles & effectiveness of community health workers in health care
- Appreciate how a JFMA CHW contributes to interdisciplinary care that closes gaps and builds health
Motley, MD, MHCDS, Robert; James, PhD, MSW, LSW, Christine; and Keys, CCHW, Lakisha, "Community Health Workers--Who Are They and How Do They Help Change Lives?" (2023). Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Paper 571.