VCCA Webinar Series
Health in Virginia's Changing Climate
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.
September 17, 2020 - Belly 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
Physicians can claim free CME instructions via the Inova ICMES site. Nurses can also use the CME credits and convert them to nursing CEs.