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VCCA Webinar Series

Health in Virginia's Changing Climate

Upcoming Webinar:

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Climate Change and Pregnancy

Dr. Nathaniel G. DeNicola

Thursday, May 13th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm (ET)

This webinar will cover the latest research related to climate change risks for pregnant women from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Dr. DeNicola will also review how the COVID-19 pandemic has set the stage for physician leadership on climate change.

VCCA Webinar Series

Health in Virginia's Changing Climate

Next Webinar:

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Geographical Patterns of Heat Illness in the Rural Southeast U.S. and the Factors that Control Its Incidence

Dr. Charles E. Konrad

Thursday, June 10th, 2021 12:00-1:00pm (ET)

This webinar will cover the nature of heat illness as described across the Southeast U.S., through both the research carried out across urban-rural continuum of North Carolina and the engagement with public health professionals and high school athletic personnel. 

Past Webinars

April 15th, 2021 - Climate Change, Pollen Exposure Dynamics, and Burden of Allergic Disease in the Northeast U.S. - Dr. Amir Sapkota

March 18th, 2021 - Climate and Social Injustice - La'Veesha Rollins

February 18th, 2021 - Medication Disposal - Sustainable Pharmacy Project

January 12th, 2021 - 2021 General Assembly Preview: Climate and Health Priorities - Dr. Bob Kitchen

November 23, 2020 - The Health Impacts of Transportation Emissions in the Commonwealth - Dr. Drew Harris

October 29, 2020 - High-Value Anesthesia Care and the Social Cost of Carbon - Dr. Matthew J. Meyer 

September 17, 2020Belly of the Beast: Food, Water, and Gastrointestinal Illness in our Changing Climate - Dr. Rebecca Philipsborn

August 6, 2020 - The Changing Patterns of Harmful Algal Blooms - Dr. Kimberly Reece

July 2, 2020 - The Dangers of Heat Exposure for Outdoor Workers - Drs. Julia Gohlke and Robert Kitchen

June 11, 2020 - The Enduring Legacy of Inequitable Heat Exposure in US Cities - Dr. Jeremy Hoffman

May 6, 2020 - Ticks and Tickborne Diseases of Virginia - Dr. Holly Gaff

April 2, 2020 - Climate Change & Allergic Disease - Dr. Christine James

CME instructions

Physicians can claim free CME instructions via the Inova ICMES site.  Nurses can also use the CME credits and convert them to nursing CEs.

Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health

Recent September CME Webinars

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The Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF)  convenes global experts to address the impacts to society from climate and other disruptions to natural systems.  They feature free webinars on energy, food and water security, public health, urban resilience, economic vitality, infrastructure, governance and other impacts that must be solved in meeting climate security challenges.