September 22 Webinar – How Medical Centers Can Lead on Environmental Sustainability
How Medical Centers Can Lead on Environmental Sustainability
Thursday, September 22, 2022 | Virtual | 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Dr. Jonathan E. Slutzman is the Director of the Center for the Environment and Health and the Medical Director for Environmental Sustainability at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He holds a BSE in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Princeton University, an Intern Engineer certificate from the State of New York, and an MD with distinction in disaster medicine from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Prior to a career in medicine, Dr. Slutzman was a consulting environmental engineer, completing projects in a variety of areas within environmental, health, and safety assessment. These included industrial facility audits, commercial and industrial site assessments, environmental life-cycle impact assessments, and disaster management exercises. He has completed work on medicine and nuclear war, suburban flood hydrology, health care cost modeling, and environmental life-cycle assessment of health care processes. His academic focus is on the costs, both financial and environmental, of health care. He is a founding member and chair of the Mass General Brigham Clinician Sustainability Group, a past chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Climate Change and Health Interest Group, on the advisory committee of the Health Care Without Harm Physician Network, and a founding member of the MGH Executive Sustainability Committee and Mass General Brigham Climate and Sustainability Leadership Council.
Neal Hogan, member of the NH HWCA Advisory Board and Founder and Chairman, Healthcare Climate ActionWorks, will introduce Dr. Sherman and moderate the Q & A.
This event is co-sponsored by the NH Medical Society and the NH Public Health Association.