Posted: April 3, 2020

Improving Population Health: Ideas and Action


An electronic collection of a sampling of posts from, a blog that explores current thinking in policy, practice, and research in population health improvement, and is intended to serve as a forum for discussion and a call for action as we consider what all of us—across all sectors—can do to improve the health of our communities. This booklet offers a number of perspectives on "What is Population Health?", which may be helpful in both policy and scholarly work. Other chapters include posts on "Population Health Outcomes," "The Multiple Determinants of Population Health," and "Population Health Resources and Policy."


Paul Kindig, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional


Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous
Distance Learning - Synchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning


Public Health, Population Health, Social Determinants