Fall Climate Change and Health Conference [FREE Registration and CME]
Location: UIC Contemporary Art Gallery–Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
Sponsor: Chicago PSR, Region 5 PEHSU, Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health
More details: Event is free, and includes breakfast, lunch, and CME. For full details including schedule and registration form, click here.
Join Chicago PSR for an entire morning devoted to understanding the health impacts of climate change and the importance of becoming a health professional climate change activist. This free event on October 14 includes a dynamic group of expert speakers, and a healthy and delicious breakfast and lunch.
CME credit will be available. Registration is required.
Here’s the schedule:
Saturday, October 14
9:00 Registration begins; breakfast available
9:30 Jen Walling, Director Illinois Environmental Council: Environmental Activism
10:00 Elena Grossman, MPH, UIC School of Public Health: Climate Change and Health
11:00 Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH, Peter Orris, MD, MPH, and Holly Rosencranz, MD: panel discussion on how to become a physician activist
Noon lunch and learn with Todd Sack, MD: the physician creator of www.mygreendoctor.org will present his online clinic greening tool
We are asking all attendees to sign a letter thanking Senators Durbin and Duckworth for their support for EPA funding. To sign the letter, please click here (and include all your professional titles): https://secure.psr.org/page/13491/petition/1
Chicago PSR is proud to collaborate with the Region 5 PEHSU on this conference.
Many thanks to the Environmental Defense Fund for their support of this conference.