Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. Thinking upstream means making smarter decisions about what kind of country we want.
SOCAP StoryBooth with Dr. Doug Jutte MD, MPH, on health is more than healthcare. Dr. Jutte is a professor and population health researcher at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.
The Doctor is Out: Health Happens Where You Live, Learn, Learn, Work and Play, with Dr. Doug Jutte (18.3 min)
Dr. Doug Jutte MD, MPH, speaks at SOCAP13 about the social determinants of health and the idea that health is more than healthcare. He believes the real causes of illness are the conditions in which you are born, grow, work, and age. Dr. Jutte is a professor and population health researcher at UC Berkeley’s School […]
If You Want to Help Me, Prescribe Me Money: Gary Bloch at TEDxStouffville, with Gary Bloch (18.1 min)
Income has an impact on health at least as large as smoking or diabetes. Yet most doctors do not see income as a medical issue. Gary Bloch will connect evidence to action, and propose a radical rethinking of the role of doctors in addressing income and other social issues that affect their patients’ health.
This video profiles Eastern Health’s Orthopedic Central Intake (OCI) in St. John’s, Newfoundland. OCI was instituted in 2011 to reduce wait times by creating a system change to redesign the orthopedic service along the entire continuum of care.
This video profiles the Burntwood Community Health Resource Centre (BCHRC) in Thompson, Manitoba and highlights their success story in Advanced Access for the primary health setting.
Lynn McIntyre speaks eloquently about how inadequate access to food due to financial constraints comes from a lack of appropriate policy and action. For more information about Lynn.
In this quietly moving talk, writer Andrew Solomon shares what he learned from talking to dozens of parents — asking them: What’s the line between unconditional love and unconditional acceptance?
A new way to discuss the social determinants of health. From the Huron County Health Unit.
America spends 50% more of their GDP on health care then Canada does, but Canadians live longer and infant mortality rates are lower. So what are American’s getting for all the extra money they are paying?