March 30 Event – Climate change, health, and health care: How physicians can help
Climate change, health, and health care: How physicians can help
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | Virtual | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET
Amy Collins, MD, Senior Clinical Advisor for Physician Engagement, Health Care Without Harm
Dr. Amy Collins is an emergency physician in the Boston suburbs and a sustainable health care professional. She founded the sustainability committee at MetroWest Medical Center in 2007 and led the sustainability efforts there for seven years. Under her leadership, MetroWest Medical Center received numerous Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth, including the Environmental Leadership Circle Award, the most prestigious award offered. She also worked as a sustainable health care consultant for Vanguard Health Systems and implemented sustainability programs at Vanguard’s 26 hospitals nationwide. She now serves as the Senior Clinical Advisor for Physician Engagement for Health Care Without Harm leading their Physician Network, with a goal to support physicians and medical students who are interested in promoting climate-smart health care and other climate solutions.
Robert McLellan, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, will introduce Dr Collins and moderate the Q & A.
This event is co-sponsored by the NH Public Health Association and NH Medical Society.