Agenda

3rd Annual Clinical Climate Change Conference 

Improving Patient Outcomes in the Dual Crises of Climate Change and COVID-19

Course Director: Emily, Senay, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn                                         School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

January 8, 2021 

All times are Standard Eastern Time (EST)

 

9:00 AM               Pre-recorded videos of poster presentations are available for viewing.

 

9:30 AM               Welcome

                            Lucia Lee, Vice President of Media and Public Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

 

                            Introductory Remarks       

                            Robert Wright, MD, MPH, Co-Director Institute for Exposomic Research and Ethel H. Wise Chair, Department
                            of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                            Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH, Interim Director, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard
                            Chan C-CHANGE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Pediatric Hospitalist, Boston Children's Hospital

 

10:05 AM             Keynote Presentation: Community Partnerships, Advocacy, and Building Healthier Communities

                            Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

 

10:35 AM             The Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice
                            Renee Salas, MD, MPH, MS, Yerby Fellow, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard
                            Chan C-CHANGE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

11:05 AM             2021: State of the Air

                            Albert A. Rizzo, MD, FAACP, FCCP, FAASM, Chief Medical Officer, American Lung Association

 

11:35 AM            Break 

 

11:50 AM            Concurrent Morning Workshops 

 

                           Workshop A: Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and Public Health Tracking

                           Erin Thanik, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and  
                           Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                           Grant Pezeshki, Director of Environmental Data Engagement, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

                           Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and
                           Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

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                           Workshop B: Addressing Climate-Mediated Disease in the Clinical Setting

                           Alison Lee, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and ​

                           Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                           Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and
                           Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

12:40 PM            Lunch Break

 

1:00 PM              Climate Change, COVID-19, and the Health Care Supply Chain

                           Jodi Sherman, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, Associate Professor 
                           of Epidemiology in Environmental Health Sciences; Director, Program on Healthcare Environmental Sustainability 
                           (PHES) in the Center for Climate Change and Health, Yale School of Public Health; and Medical Director, Yale New
                           Haven Health Center for Sustainable Healthcare

 

1:30 PM              How did it happen, lessons learned, and emergency preparedness

                           Lynne D. Richardson, MD, FACEP, Professor and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Population Health                                     Science & Policy, and Co-Director, Institute for Health Equity Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

2:00 PM               Poster Awards

 

2:05 PM                COVID-19, Climate, Racial Injustice: The Path Forward

                            Gary C. Butts, MD, Executive Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Chief Diversity and Inclusion

                            Officer, Mount Sinai Health System; Dean, Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs, Icahn School of                                            Medicine at Mount Sinai
                            Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder and Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice

                            Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH, Interim Director, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard
                            Chan C-CHANGE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Pediatric Hospitalist, Boston Children's Hospital

                            Harleen Marwah, MS, Founder & Chair, Medical Students for a Sustainable Future
                            Caren Solomon, MD, MPH, Deputy Editor, New England Journal of Medicine

                            Lynne D. Richardson, MD, FACEP, Professor and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Population Health                                    Science & Policy, and Co-Director, Institute for Health Equity Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

      

                            Panel Moderator: Maida Galvez, MD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Environmental Medicine and Public Health
                             and Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

3:15 PM              Program Ends

 

 

January 11-20, 2021 

 

                            New England Journal of Medicine's Resident 360 Discussion

                            Continue the conversation following the event.  Join the discussion on NEJM Resident 360.

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