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The Bellevue / NYU Social Emergency Medicine (SEM) Project is a collaboration between residents, faculty, administrative staff and community partners to create a foundational home for the research and practice of social emergency medicine.
This portal is designed to aggregate and connect SEM-related content from around the web for researchers, learners, and practitioners. The growing list of categories below is by no means exhaustive nor fully-representative of the expanding domain of Social Emergency Medicine. If you’d like to help us with additional content as we build this site, please see the submission form below.
A NEJM perspective piece on deep-rooted racism in medicine
A powerful NYC-based coalition of medical groups combating racism in the health care system
An ongoing study ED-based study to learn resources are needed to improve outcomes for patients with opioid use disorder, led by NYU’s Dr. Ryan McCormack
Results of a Voter Registration Project at 2 Family Medicine Residency Clinics in the Bronx, New York
Summary of a voter registration project to empower patients, discussed in SEM Academy
Analysis of several Street Medicine programs around the country, discussed in SEM Academy
Primer on Street medicine, discussed in SEM Academy
Commentary piece published in Academic Medicine on recent AHA measures to improve care to vulnerable populations, discussed in SEM Academy
Recent NYU/Bellevue SEM grad Farzon Nahvi’s article in The Guardian on universal healthcare.
Extended-release Naltrexone and Care Management for Alcohol Dependent Frequent Emergency Department Users
Dr. Ryan McCormack’s ongoing clinical trial on Naltrexone and Care Management
Fascinating Politico article about Dr. Ryan McCormack’s early work with homeless frequent ED utilizers.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Has searchable database of substance abuse treatment centers. A lot of overlap with HITE here, but OASAS also has a “bed availability” dashboard that looks like it is updated regularly (most said they were last updated on the day I checked or the day prior).