24 episodes

SIREN Coffee & Science is a biweekly series of 30-minute conversations between experts in social interventions research, practice, and policy. Hear leaders grapple with thorny issues at the intersection of clinical and social care.

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    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

SIREN Coffee & Science is a biweekly series of 30-minute conversations between experts in social interventions research, practice, and policy. Hear leaders grapple with thorny issues at the intersection of clinical and social care.

    SIREN Coffee & Science Wrap Party

    SIREN Coffee & Science Wrap Party

    On December 3rd, 2021, SIREN organized a special closing event for the 2021 Coffee & Science series. Special guests Bethany Hamilton, JD, and Kelly Doran, MD, shared their own takeaways from the series and asked participants to share favorite episodes and raise big-picture questions about how social care research can be used to move the needle on policy and practice.

    • 28 min
    Why and How a Health Center Created a Social Enterprise

    Why and How a Health Center Created a Social Enterprise

    This episode features a conversation between Damon Francis, MD, Medical Director of the Homeless Health Center in the Alameda Health System as well as Chief Clinical Officer of Health Leads, and Noha Aboelata, MD, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the Roots Community Health Center in Oakland, California. This is the last in a series of six Coffee & Science events on topics related to Alignment and Advocacy, which are both about what health care can do at the community level to address social conditions. This conversation takes a deep dive into Clean 360, an innovative social enterprise launched by Roots to provide employment and skill-building opportunities to formerly incarcerated community members in order to improve their health and well-being.

    • 28 min
    Using Procurement to Support Sustainable Local Food Systems

    Using Procurement to Support Sustainable Local Food Systems

    This episode features a conversation between Nessia Berner Wong, MPH, Senior Policy Analyst at Change Lab Solutions, and Lauren Poor, MPH, a Regional Program Manager with the Healthy Food in Health Care program at Health Care Without Harm. This is the fifth in a series of six Coffee & Science events on topics related to Alignment and Advocacy, which are both about what health care can do at the community level to address social conditions. This conversation explores Healthcare without Harm’s Anchors in Resilient Communities initiative and how health care organizations can support sustainable food procurement and employment opportunities.

    • 25 min
    Taking Action on Housing as a Political Determinant of Health

    Taking Action on Housing as a Political Determinant of Health

    This episode features a conversation between Bich Ha Pham, JD, the Director of Communications and Policy at the Healthcare Anchor Network, and Mike Koprowski, MA, Ed.M, who is the National Campaign Director at the National Low Income Housing Coalition. This is the fourth in a series of six Coffee & Science events on topics related to Alignment and Advocacy, which are both about what health care can do at the community level to address social conditions. This conversation explores why and how health care organizations should engage in federal advocacy on issues like housing affordability.

    • 24 min
    Community-Hospital Collaborations to Improve Neighborhoods

    Community-Hospital Collaborations to Improve Neighborhoods

    This episode features a conversation between Kelly Kelleher, a pediatrician and Vice President for Community Health and Community Health Services Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Reverend John Edgar, who is the Executive Director and Pastor Emeritus at United Methodist Church & Community Development for All People. This is the third in a series of six Coffee & Science events on topics related to Alignment and Advocacy, which are the last two “A”s of the National Academy of Medicine’s framework that SIREN has used to organize Coffee & Science. Alignment and Advocacy are both about what health care can do at the community level to address social conditions. This conversation explores how a children’s hospital and faith-based community development corporation have partnered to improve health and health equity in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Columbus, Ohio.

    • 26 min
    The Health Care Anchor Model

    The Health Care Anchor Model

    This episode features a conversation between Wylie Liu, MPH, MPA, Executive Director of the Center for Community Engagement at the University of California, San Francisco, and Darlene Oliver Hightower, JD, Vice President, Community Health Equity at Rush University Medical Center. This is the second in a series of six Coffee & Science events on topics related to Alignment and Advocacy, which are the last two “A”s of the National Academy of Medicine’s framework that SIREN’s used to organize Coffee & Science. Alignment and Advocacy are both about what health care can do at the community level to address social conditions. This conversation explores the pillars of Rush’s healthcare anchor institution model and its health equity work.

    • 25 min

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