Table 1

Examples of the 5 A’s From Conference Presentations

AwarenessJulian Tudor Hart’s understanding of social deprivation among his patients (Graham Watt)
AdjustmentUse of equity-informed language such as resilient rather than vulnerable in clinical care (Dawnmarie Harriott)
AssistanceEnhancing access to cooking education and food through the Deadly Choices program (Jody Currie and Jonathan Leitch)
AlignmentBreaking down silos between different social service organizations (Alex Zsager)
AdvocacyEncouraging resource allocation toward improved government-subsidized housing (Sara Willems)
  • 5 A’s = awareness, adjustment, assistance, alignment, advocacy.