VITAL Relational Health

Module 1: Introduction to Relational Health

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Welcome to the first module for VITAL: Relational Health. We are grateful you have made learning about the importance of relational health a priority. Throughout this course, you will see that relational health is grounded in the science of behavioral, mental, and physical health and that relational health is a vital component of standard medical care.

This introductory module sets the stage for the VITAL: Relational Health learning series. It offers definitions and key aspects of relational health and provides an overview of what to expect from the rest of the learning series.


By the end of this module participants will be able to:
1. Define relational health.
2. Describe why relational health is VITAL to the health and well-being of our patients.


Rachel Gilgoff, MD
Sarah Rock, JD


RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE
David W. Willis, MD, FAAP
Irene S. Gilgoff, MD
Diana Hembree, MSFS


Andrew Garner MD, Ph.D
Bruce Perry MD, Ph.D
Adam Hain DET, MA Ed
Robert Sege MD, Ph.D
Baraka Floyd MD
  • Module 1: Introduction to Relational Health
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever