On a Mission to Break Down SDoH Barriers: Real Stories From Life-Changing Initiatives

From providing healthy food to families to housing adults with mental illnesses to innovative policy solutions, these creative initiatives drive change and resilience. This dynamic panel includes a Medicaid member who shares her journey in overcoming SDoH barriers.

In this inspiring session you’ll learn:

  • How to humanize SDoH through member experiences and insights
  • The importance of a multi-pronged approach that involves seeing people as people
  • Strategies to build out a comprehensive SDoH program to tap into the work of community resources like Vail Place


  • R.J. Briscione, Principal, The Focus Group
  • Craig Kennedy, President and CEO, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
  • Julie Plante, Director of Integrated Care, Vail Place
  • Jane, Vail Place Clubhouse Member