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VCCA Webinar Series

Health in Virginia's Changing Climate

Upcoming Webinar:

High-Value Anesthesia Care and the

Social Cost of Carbon

Dr. Matthew J. Meyer

October 29, 2020 12:30-1:30pm (ET)

In the seventh installment of VCCA's Health in Virginia's Changing Climate webinar series, Dr. Matthew Meyer, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia, will present on his recently published article “Desflurane should Des-appear: global and financial rationale” focused on the environmental and financial cost of the volatile anesthetic desflurane relative to its alternatives. He will also discuss the social cost of carbon and how decisions made in medicine, including anesthesiology, can ultimately affect the health of people across the world.

Past Webinars

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

September CME Webinars

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.
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