2022 Earth Day Symposium

Check out the amazing work featured at our 2022 Symposium!

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C4: Creating Climate Competency in our Communities

Frank Satriale, Penn State University College of Medicine

The New York Healthy Homes Collaborative: An innovative model to address environmental determinants of health with Medicaid funds

Vennela Avula, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Oral Presentation:

Carbon Offsets: A Step Toward Climate Friendly Dermatology Conferences

Annika Belzer, Yale School of Medicine

Oral Presentation:

Interview without Harm: Calculating the Carbon Emissions of interview Travel

Lawrence Huang, Brown University

Ohio State University College of Medicine: Making Climate Health Centered Curriculum Change and Teaching Advocacy

Elizabeth Auckley, Ohio State University College of Medicine

Oral Presentation:

Project Green Healthcare: A national community of practice for Canadian medical students leading healthcare sustainability projects

Sumara Stroshein, University of British Columbia

Dermatologic Implications of Arsenic Exposure In Industrializing Western Asian Countries

Alexia Vignau and Ryan Scheinkman, University of British Columbia

In pursuit of clean air

Kelli Kokame, University of Hawaii

Climate Medicine & Nutrition: Engineering Health Solutions For a Changing Climate

Daniel Green & Ryan Scheinkman, University of Miami

Learn to Feel

Caellagh Catley, Washington University in St. Louis

Read the poem here!

Mitigating Wildlife Spillover in the Clinical Setting: How Physicians and Veterinarians Can Help to Prevent Future Disease Outbreaks

Tam Tran, VCU

Can hospitals reduce their food waste and greenhouse gas emissions by serving vegetarian meals? Results from a plate waste study conducted at an academic medical center in CA

Brianna Egan, Loma Linda University

Read the paper here!

Attitudes Toward Climate Change and Patient Health Among Primary Care Physicians

Joie Akerson, Frank H. Netter MD SOM at Quinnipiac

Live presentation

Why aren’t we talking about Microplastics?

Roshaneh Ali and Jenna Gage, UTMB John Sealy School of Medicine

Essay Speech + Discussion

Alzheimer’s disease as a neurology clerkship lesson on structural racism and environmental justice

Kelsey Barter, Vanderbilt

Live presentation

The Effects of Air Pollution and Extreme Heat on Maternal and Fetal Health in Colorado

Marlee Akerson, University of Colorado

Live presentation

Thank you to all our participants!

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