Center for the Environment and Health Webinars 2021
In this webinar, Samuel Myers, MD, MPH, spoke about the field and framework of planetary health, exploring how rapid degradation of Earth’s natural systems is impacting human health.
This webinar provided a presentation of factors within the practice of anesthesia that impact the environment and the sustainability priorities that can be employed to mitigate them.
Speakers discussed two topics: the science behind trees and the role they play in climate change as well as public health and environmental justice in Massachusetts communities.
A panel discussed the mental health impacts related to climate change and explored how forest therapy can be used as a vehicle to address these impacts.
A speaker explored the role of health care in the climate change crisis and racial equity and how health care professionals are often at the center of community response and resilience.
A panel discusses the approach and challenges to achieving the hospital's environmental sustainability and resiliency goals throughout the Cambridge Street Project.
A featured speaker discusses the impacts of the changing global environment on human health with a particular focus on pollution and climate change.
A panel discusses the adverse impacts of extreme heat on population health, the effectiveness of prevention strategies and how social resilience is important in preparing for climate change.
A panel explores the relationship between climate change, environmental degradation and risks to human health and offers strategies to address the climate crisis.
The Center for the Environment and Health works with leadership at Mass General to integrate environmental sustainability into the clinical, research and educational activities of the hospital.