Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am

Recording Available Here

Fossil Fuel Pollution and the Climate Crisis: Patients, Practice, and Policy

Secretary John Kerry
United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
68th United States Secretary of State

With Speakers:

Renee N. Salas, MD, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Affiliated Faculty, Harvard Global Health Institute
Yerby Fellow, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Mary B. Rice, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Institute for Lung Health
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Caren G. Solomon, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Deputy Editor, New England Journal of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Activity: MGH Medical Grand Rounds

SMS Code for Attendance: Text code will be provided at the lecture.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify health consequences of burning fossil fuels
  • Recognize implications of these health consequences for patient care and health policy
  • Learn adaptive and mitigative strategies for medical professionals to address the climate crisis

Course Director: Katrina Armstrong, MD, MS

Secretary John Kerry
Renee Salas, MD, MPH, MS
Mary Rice, MD, MPH
Caren Solomon, MD, MPH


Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.