Medical

Building Curriculum

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Lesson Plan/Modules

Case Studies

Climate Curriculum Papers

Course Materials

Textbooks

Slides

General

Heat

Air Pollution

Infectious Diseases

Clinical Practice

Videos

General

Health Impacts

Heat

Infectious Diseases

Mental Health

Ethics

Policy

Clinical Practice

Online Courses

General

  • Advocate Health, GET CLIMATE SMART | ACTIONS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: six session series for clinicians on air quality, rising temperatures, vector-borne diseases, and extreme weather

  • NHS eLearning for Healthcare, Environmentally Sustainable Healthcare (ESH) programme: 3 sessions all presented through key concepts and case studies

  • Centre for Sustainable Healthcare, offers online short-courses :UK- based online repository of short courses with case studies, followed by live workshops, Resources sorted by specialty, Price: £95 - £165 + VAT 

  • Rainer Sauerborn and Sophie-Hélène Goulet, Centre Virchow-Villermé, "Climate Change and Health", Iversity (Free & Self-Paced): For the general public but especially for health professionals given climate and health angle, 5 chapter course; country-by-country analysis, Free Course

  • World Organisation of Family Doctors, Online Course on Planetary Health for Primary Care: Website is in Portuguese but course is accessible in English, Multiple dates available as early as November 2022; see registration

  • UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Doctoring Climate Change: Air Quality, Heat-Related Illness, and Disparate Impact: Developed by Ashley McClure, MD, FACP, Objectives: cover climate change-related illnesses, examine climate change from an SDOH lens, and approaching climate change from a preventative health angle

  • The Medical Consortium on Climate and Health, previously recorded Consortium Webinars: Cover a variety of specialties; many of the sessions are recorded and available for rewatch

Medical Students

  • Climate Crisis and Clinical Medicine Virtual Elective for Medical Students: Virtual elective designed for M3 and M4 students who are interested in furthering their understanding of the intersection of the climate crisis and clinical medicine. This 4-week course will cover Climate Change and Emerging Clinical Challenges, Health Equity and Social Justice, Climate Solutions for the Healthcare Sector, and Communicating about Climate Change.

Microbiology

Nutrition 

  • For patients: Nutrition for Health and Sustainability, by Future Learn: A general public resource that examines how diet affects the incidence of chronic disease, and what relationship diet and sustainability have, CPD credit offered, available in Spanish, One-time purchase cost of $44 

  • For providers: Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet: An Interactive Guide for Clinicians, by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: Interactive module (slide deck based), Free Course

Pediatrics 

  • American Board of Pediatrics, "Impact of Climate Change on Pediatric Health Care”: Requires ABP profile, Access as follows: under "Activity Points," click on the blue "My Activities" button in the MOC section; then click on the "Self-Assessment (Part 2) Search" button; enter "climate" in the search field to find the activity.

Articles

Pulmonology 

Heat

Infectious Diseases

Ophthalmology

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Regional

 

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