Climate Change and the Health of Communities

Feb 24, 2021
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1:30pm–5:30pm
Symposium
Details

Save the date! Join us on February 24 from 1:30 - 5:30 pm for a symposium on climate change and the health of our communities.

Climate change is now recognized as a health emergency. What can primary care providers and health professionals do to sustainably deliver care and help communities build resilience?

 

About the Symposium

This event will examine a variety of topics affecting patients and populations:

  • What is the evidence for health impacts of climate change?
  • What are practical opportunities to improve patient care and sustainability?
  • What can we learn from innovations in other countries?

A detailed program will be announced soon. Registration and tickets will be available in January 2021.

Intended audience: family physicians, primary care providers, health professionals, students, residents, and interested health care providers.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 3 Mainpro+ credits.

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Call for Green Ideas

Have you made your clinic more environmentally sustainable? Have you changed your clinical practice in order to decrease your impact on the planet? Maybe you eliminated exam table paper, promoted active transportation with your patients, or spoke with your MP about climate action for health.

We are inviting you to share your success stories and lessons learned in a 3-5 minute presentation. We are especially interested in stories of

  • patient engagement;
  • office, clinic, or institutional practice change;
  • systemic advocacy; or 
  • medical education.

Please submit up to 200 words by February 1st, 2021, to dfcm.climatechange@utoronto.ca. Please include the following information, if relevant:

  • Goal
  • Activities
  • Impact
  • Challenges
  • Lessons learned
Location
Online
2021-02-24 18:30:00 2021-02-24 22:30:00 UTC Climate Change and the Health of Communities Save the date! Join us on February 24 from 1:30 - 5:30 pm for a symposium on climate change and the health of our communities. Climate change is now recognized as a health emergency. What can primary care providers and health professionals do to sustainably deliver care and help communities build resilience?   About the Symposium This event will examine a variety of topics affecting patients and populations: What is the evidence for health impacts of climate change? What are practical opportunities to improve patient care and sustainability? What can we learn from innovations in other countries? A detailed program will be announced soon. Registration and tickets will be available in January 2021. Intended audience: family physicians, primary care providers, health professionals, students, residents, and interested health care providers. This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 3 Mainpro+ credits. Call for Green Ideas Have you made your clinic more environmentally sustainable? Have you changed your clinical practice in order to decrease your impact on the planet? Maybe you eliminated exam table paper, promoted active transportation with your patients, or spoke with your MP about climate action for health. We are inviting you to share your success stories and lessons learned in a 3-5 minute presentation. We are especially interested in stories of patient engagement; office, clinic, or institutional practice change; systemic advocacy; or  medical education. Please submit up to 200 words by February 1st, 2021, to dfcm.climatechange@utoronto.ca. Please include the following information, if relevant: Goal Activities Impact Challenges Lessons learned Online webpac.noreply@utoronto.ca