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Symposium: Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice – February 13

Thursday, February 13, 2020
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Rotunda Room, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Symposium: Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice

Be part of the first symposium to bring together the leading health institutions around Greater Boston to tackle the effects of the climate crisis on clinical practice.

Through this afternoon discussion:

– Learn how the climate crisis is altering clinical practice across specialties
– Hear from clinicians and hospital leaders across the Boston medical community
– Delve into strategies for addressing the effects of climate change on patients’ health
– Together we can develop bold, effective strategies to protect our patients, improve our delivery of care, and ensure the resiliency of our healthcare systems

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

– Demonstrate the connections between greenhouse gas emissions and health outcomes
– Apply their understanding of climate effects on health to understand opportunities to improve resilience in clinical practice
– Recognize the unique responsibility of clinicians to communicate about the health impacts of climate change

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