Nov 15: Climate-Smart Healthcare: Protecting our Children, Protecting our Future

Everyone is invited to participate in this live webinar and phone-based event, a PEHSU Program Grand Rounds Webinar. This in-depth and interactive series provides a platform for learning and discussion about issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.

Title: Climate-Smart Healthcare: Protecting our Children, Protecting our Future

Date: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Time: 01:30 PM EDT




Laura Anderko, PhD, RN, Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health & the Environment
Region 3 PEHSU
Georgetown University

Gary Cohen, President and Co-Founder, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe at least one way that climate impacts the health of children.
  2. Define climate-smart healthcare.
  3. Identify two climate-smart approaches that healthcare systems can adopt to reduce contributions to greenhouse gases.
  4. List two core co-benefits of climate-smart healthcare.

Continuing education information coming soon.


This material was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by the cooperative agreement FAIN: U61TS000237-04 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

Acknowledgement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-95877701. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorse the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications