About this event

  • Date and time Thu 10 Jun 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by General Practice with Primary Healthcare, Medicine and Society

This webinar will explore the role of medical education in connection with the climate crisis, health, and healthcare delivery, and how to address areas of improvement in healthcare education. 

Expert speakers; Tamara Lucas, Executive Editor, The Lancet, Sir Andrew Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineSarah Walpole, Infectious diseases registrar, Newcastle Hospitals, Sustainable Healthcare Education Network, and Renee Salas, Lead Author of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief since 2018, Emergency Medicine Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, will identify professional learning needs concerning healthcare, healthcare education and climate change. 

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How medical education can facilitate the role of healthcare professionals in addressing climate change and the effects of climate change on health
  • How climate change is taught and learned in under/post-graduate education
  • The relevance of climate change as part of medical education and continuous professional development 
  • Educational needs at the intersection of medicine and climate change and determine how to best advocate for them
  • Where and how relevant education resources are provided 

CPD learning applied. 

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Tickets

Standard pricing available until 10 June 2021.

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Key speakers

Tamara Lucas

Executive Editor, The Lancet

Sir Andrew Haines

Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Sarah Walpole

Infectious diseases registrar, Newcastle Hospitals, Sustainable Healthcare Education Network, UK

Renee Salas

Lead Author of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief since 2018, Emergency Medicine Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
Why climate change in medical education and why now?

Tamara Lucas, Executive Editor, The Lancet 

Medical CPD for climate change

Sir Andrew Haines, Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Climate in medical education and training

Aarti Bansal, Founder, Greener Practice Network, GP and NIHR research fellow at Hull York Medical School and Sarah Walpole, Infectious Diseases Registrar, Newcastle Hospitals, Sustainable Healthcare Education Network 

The USA perspective on the learning needs of qualified professionals with respect to the environment, and the integration of climate in the curriculum

Renee Salas, Lead Author of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief since 2018, Emergency Medicine Physician,  Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School  

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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