February 24 Event – Climate Change and Human Migration

Climate Change and Human Migration

Thursday, February 24, 2022  |   6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST | VIRTUAL

Caleb J Dresser, MD, MPH, Assistant Director, Climate & Human Health Fellowship, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Instructor, Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Suzanne Gaulocher, Associate Professor of Public Health at Plymouth State University, will introduce Dr. Caleb Dresser.

This event is co-sponsored by the NH Public Health Association.

Learning Objectives:

1). Describe pushes, pulls and traps that may affect the movement of people affected by climate change 2). Correctly define “refugees”, “migrants”, and “distress migration” in terms of their legal implications for those in each category under international law

3). Describe how local climate change may affect migration and the care of migrants within the healthcare worker’s practice area


66% of participants will self-report a change in practice

Continuing Education:


Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.0 contact hours. Activity Number: 1431


The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For all other health professionals: 1.0 hours