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How One School-Based Health Center Network Transformed a Community by Addressing Asthma


  • Debra Gerson, MD, Medical Director, Open Door Family Medical Centers
  • Ellette Hirschorn, RN, Director of Clinical Services and Program, Open Door Family Medical Centers

During this webinar, representatives from Open Door Family Medical Centers demonstrated how they successfully utilized asthma measurement tools to improve clinical outcomes. They discussed how they used the Chronic Care Model to upgrade care systems, infrastructure, and supportive policies for asthma management for children and youth. Additionally, this webinar provides resources should school-based health centers and community health clinics want to replicate the program.