What Are Clinician Groups Doing About Climate Change?

By: Joyce Frieden, Washington Editor
Published in MedPage Today | August 13, 2023

With climate change being such a big story in the news this past week, it was a good time to check in with Lisa Patel, MD, MESc, who became the new executive director of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health in January. MedPage Today (MPT) Washington Editor Joyce Frieden spoke with Patel about how the job was going, what notable wins and losses the consortium has experienced so far, and what she’s hoping to achieve in the near future…READ FULL ARTICLE>


Joyce Frieden oversees MedPage Today’s Washington coverage, including stories about Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, healthcare trade associations, and federal agencies. She has 35 years of experience covering health policy.