Center for the Environment and Health Webinars
Dr. Rose Goldman discusses how clinicians can help patients impacted by a changing climate.
A panel of experts discuss the introduction of yellow pea falafel into the Brigham and Women's Hospital kitchen. Yellow peas are a regenerative crop.
Dr. Robert Paarlberg discusses the impact that agriculture has on the climate and human health as well as the potential that regenerative and other farming techniques have to improve these impacts.
National experts and faculty from MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital discuss sustainable strategies to achieve human and planetary health.
Dr. Scovronick discusses the potential for health co-benefits to motivate climate action and simultaneously improve public health, as well as their limitations in doing so.
In this presentation, Dr. Wilkinson discusses some key challenges facing physicians managing chronic respiratory disease in 2023 and how we can reduce the environmental impact of inhaled treatments.
Dr. Ed Maibach makes the case that climate change and its underlying major cause, burning fossil fuels, are the world’s #1 public health threat.
Shanda Demorest discusses how health professionals can engage in climate mitigation, resilience, and leadership
Dr. Cecilia Sorensen address: the essential climate-related skills and knowledge that health practitioners must possess, how novel curricula and education approaches can be created to bridge this gap,
Dr. Jonathan Levy gives an overview of the multiple connections between housing and climate change, considering exposure disparities and complex tradeoffs that occur in a warming climate.
In the anticipation of how climate change will affect humans and ecosystems in the future, Dr. Daniel Schrag will discuss a path forward.
Barbara Belanger, DNP, RN, CNOR, gives an overview of the impacts of waste on our climate-changing environment and health.
Dr. Jodi Sherman explores misguided notions about single-use disposable medical devices, which have resulted in increased health care expenditures, waste, pollution, and associated health damages.
Dr. Paul Biddinger discusses how the healthcare system needs to change how it identifies climate-related threats and prepares to preserve its ability to function in the face of future disasters.
Dr. Cassandra Thiel talks about the emerging field of “clinical sustainability” and what it means for healthcare to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions.
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.