Tag Archives: social determinants of health

The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health



View ‘Anacostia’s Culture of Health 45942′ on Flickr.com The last time I was in Anacostia, Ward 8 of Washington, DC, was almost exactly 2 years ago (!) when I walked with Kait Roe (@Fuse_Kait) and Pierre Vigilance, MD (@PierreVigilance) (see: My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8 | Ted » » » » on to the full article

Doctors Like Bridges, Especially This One



I got to visit with Scott Kratz (@ScottKratz) , Edmund Fleet and fellow supporters of the Washington, DC Bridge Park (@DCBridgePark) yesterday, in one of Washington’s first allergy free days this season yesterday. The Park continues to accumulate fans, including the best design teams in the world: Washington Post: Designers compete to build D.C. version » » » » on to the full article

Not going to pedometer our way out of this: Road Safety



View Road Traffic Deaths- A Fast Growing Epidemic 39271 on Flickr.com It’s been about a year since the Long Short Walk for Road Safety in Washington, DC, which we did with attending physician US Surgeon General Regina Benjamin (see: Photo Friday: The Surgeon General, Listening | Ted Eytan, MD), and there’s still cause to be worried » » » » on to the full article

11th Street Bridge Park: An Intersection of Health and Place



Place and Health - DC Bridge Park 39035

11th Street Bridge Park: An Intersection of Health and Place | 11th Street Bridge Park. We really enjoyed hosting this discussion with community leaders interested in designing civic spaces around health and fitness. One of the most exciting will be the Washington, DC Bridge Park (@DCBridgePark), for multiple multiple reasons – see . We love » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Total Health includes Green Building, @USGBC Headquaters



Left to right: Kelly Worden, MPH(c), Ted Eytan, MD, Matt Trowbridge, MD, Robin Dilworth, Chris Pyke, PhD (@chrispyke) View US Green Building Council Tour 38627 on Flickr.com When my colleague Robin Dilworth and I walked into US Green Building Council (@USGBC) world headquarters, she said, “this feels like such a healthy work environment,” to which » » » » on to the full article

Just Filmed: Center for Total Health Tech Focus – Connecting Social Care and Medical Care



Lights, Camera, let’s talk about social care and medical care…View on Flickr.com I’ve written previously that as much as we feel our health is as threatened today, at the same time, our cities are changing to become healthier (check out these posts for proof). Our health care system is doing the same (it’s true!).  About » » » » on to the full article

Action Design, the CFPB, and producing financial health for people



Consumer Financial Protection Bureau As it was relayed to me by another attendee, Action Design DC (@actiondesignDC) is the prototype for the high engagement meetup group. It’s got close to 1,000 members. We, in the gallery, postulated that this is because it has achieved that just-right intersection of a topic that is cross-discipline, cross-industry, with » » » » on to the full article