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Professional Engagement with Climate & Health

 

Description

Lightning talks and a discussion with panelists at every level of training.

Speakers

Picture1Hanna Lindstadt, MD: Climate & Health Fellowships
Hanna Linstadt, MD is a practicing emergency medicine physician and the Climate and Health Foundation Fellow in Climate Change and Health Science Policy at the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine. Her work includes projects investigating methods to make emergency departments more climate-smart by decreasing their carbon footprint and increasing their resiliency.


Picture2Caleb Dresser, MD: Climate Change & Population Health
Caleb Dresser, MD is the Climate and Human Health Fellow at the Department of Emergency Medicine at BIDMC in Boston, Harvard C-Change and the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, His work focuses on means to address health needs during and after climate-related disasters, with particular attention to heat waves, tropical cyclones, and wildfires, and is supported by the Climate and Health Foundation.


Picture3Jonathan Slutzman, MD: ED Waste & Healthcare Sustainability
Jonathan Slutzman, MD is an Instructor in Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Emergency Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. His work includes ED process improvement and waste reduction efforts that build on his training as an environmental engineer; his interests include costs and value in emergency care, environmental impacts of healthcare, and disaster preparedness and response.

Picture4Gayle Kouklis, MD: Climate & Health Communication/FOAM
Dr Kouklis is a resident physician in Emergency Medicine at UCSF Fresno. Her interests include climate change as it relates both to human health and natural systems, pre-hospital care, and wilderness medicine.

Picture5Harleen Marwah, MD: Getting Climate Change into the Medical Curriculum
Harleen Marwah founded and leads Medical Students for a Sustainable Future (MS4SF), a community of over 340 medical students from all over the world committed to combating the health consequences of climate change. She was awarded the 2020 Emerging Physician Leader Award by Health Care Without Harm.


 

Moderators

Caitlin Rublee, MD, MPH
Tracy Cushing MD, MPH