Call for Poster Presentations
Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research
Clinical Climate Change Conference:
Protecting Patients and Improving Health Outcomes
in the Climate Crisis
New York Academy of Medicine
January 24, 2020
November 22, 2019
Poster submissions will explore the intersection of climate change and health. This conference is aimed at a broad audience of allied health professionals and researchers seeking to understand the impacts of climate change on human health and improve patient outcomes. With the rise of heat-related illnesses, infectious, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, as well as concerns related to mental health and nutritional deficiencies and food insecurity, providers need substantive, evidence-based strategies to care effectively for patients.
Posters are invited for broadly defined climate related health impacts and can include examples as below however submissions in other related areas (economics, social) will be considered:
Temperature-Related Death and Illness
Mental health, social disruption
Extreme Weather Events and Health
Vector, Waterborne, or Food-Related Diseases
Nutrition and Food Insecurity
Health Impacts of Migration, Land Use or Changes in the Physical Environment
Air Quality and Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases
Occupational Health and Climate Change
Environmental Health Data and Public Health
The poster session is a highlight of the conference. It provides an ideal opportunity for one-on-one personal exchange of ideas in an informal setting with a unique consortium of participants who are experts in a variety of clinical and research fields. A major goal of this symposium is to provide a networking opportunity for students, beginning researchers and clinicians. The poster session is a wonderful venue for informal, in-depth discussion, collaboration building, and mentoring.
Submission Deadline: November 22, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: December 4, 2019
How to Submit
Submit your abstract (up to 240 words) at
Best Trainee Poster Award will be given on site.
If the poster is accepted, the presenting author must register for the conference in order to attend and present.