Transformative Education
for Health Professionals

Route 90 Collaborative


The Route 90 Collaborative, named for the main artierial road connecting Buffalo, Syracuse, and Albany, in New York State, United States.


The Route 90 Collaborative includes the University at Buffalo, School of Social Work; Syracuse University, Public Health, Anthropology, and Marriage and Family Therapy; Upstate Medical University, Medicine and Bioethics; Le Moyne College, Physician Assistant Program; and The Sage Colleges, Nursing and Translational Health Sciences. Other institutions outside this area have subsequently joined the collaborative, such as Hannover Medical School, Germany.


The objective of the Route 90 Collaborative is to improve the integration of SDH into a diversity of health professional education programs via sharing curricula, evaluation materials, and faculty development materials.




  1. ActionSDG webiste; an online platform for obtaining resources and sharing knowledge on addressing the health equity and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. This platform is for all SDH actors from different sectors – public health, health workers, government, civil society, media, educators and researchers, the United Nations and other international organizations.
  2. National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine. A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health
  3. National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity