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VCCA Webinar Series

Health in Virginia's Changing Climate

Recent Webinar:

The Health Impacts of Transportation Emissions in the Commonwealth

Dr. Drew Harris

November 23, 2020 12:30-1:30pm (ET)

In the eighth installment of VCCA's Health in Virginia's Changing Climate webinar series, Dr. Drew Harris, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary & Critical Care and Public Health Sciences at UVA Health, presented on VCCA's newly released report on air pollution and transportation emissions in Virginia titled “An Assessment of the Health Burden of Ambient PM2.5 Concentrations in Virginia”. Dr. Harris provided an overview of key findings in the report and discussed how transportation reform efforts are necessary to protect the health of Virginians from air pollution and climate change.

Past Webinars

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

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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