Events at the CEH

Find out what's happening at the Center for the Environment and Health at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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    • grand rounds

    Grand Rounds Webinar: Climate Change: What Role for Clinical Medicine?2022-10-19

    In the anticipation of how climate change will affect humans and ecosystems in the future, Dr. Schrag will discuss a path forward, including an examination of the potential role of hospitals and health systems in responding to the many ways that climate change will affect human health and well-being.

    • patient education

    Climate Change and Health Series: Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change2022-09-19

    This session will offer an overview of mental health impacts in our climate-changing world. Join us to learn about how extreme heat and weather, poor air quality, hurricanes, flooding, rising sea levels, and post-disaster health challenges affect our mental health.

    • patient education

    Learn How to Stay Healthy in the Heat2022-07-14

    The Mass General Center for the Environment and Health and Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) are presenting this community workshop to educate Boston residents about the effects of extreme heat and to provide resources to stay safe during heat waves, including heat relief kits and air conditioning units.

    • grand rounds

    Connections between Seaweed Farming, Environmental and Public Health2022-04-20

    Seaweed farming is a new and quickly growing enterprise in the US but it has had a long and prosperous history in Asia. Come hear about how seaweeds may hold the key to building a sustainable future for healthy humans and ecosystems under threat by climate change.

    • grand rounds

    Waste Reduction, Recycling and Circular Economy Opportunities2022-03-16

    Waste Reduction, Recycling and Circular Economy Opportunities. Waste Reduction, Recycling and Circular Economy Opportunities. In this webinar, Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) and Practice Greenhealth panelists will speak about trends in

    • grand rounds

    Clinical Leaders as Drivers of Sustainability: A Physician-researcher Perspective2022-03-16

    Presented with Health Care Without Harm, the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education and the Mass General Center for the Environment and Health, this session will explore the climate impact of clinical care and why clinician leadership and research are critical in reducing health care emissions.

    • grand rounds

    Inpatient Medicine Waste Audit and the Plastic Pandemic2022-02-16

    Inpatient Medicine Waste Audit and the Plastic Pandemic. Inpatient Medicine Waste Audit and the Plastic Pandemic. The United States is the largest generator of plastic waste in the world, and the health care industry produces a disproportionate

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