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Climate Emergency: Building a Healthy Plenary Future

  • 28-Oct-2024
  • (PDT)
  • virtual conference

Climate Emergency: Building a Healthy Planetary Future

Registration now open

Oct. 28 (Sat) | 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. | Virtual Conference

Audience: all health professionals, residents and medical students. 
Overview: The climate crisis is at our doorstep. As health professionals, we can help build a healthy planetary future together. On Sat., Oct. 28, hear from experts in their fields who have initiated projects at a local level. Be inspired at this annual conference presented by the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, with lots of opportunities for participants to engage with the speakers and with each other. This conference is open to all health professionals, but everybody is welcome to attend. Learn how you can support the planetary health.

Up to 6.75 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1


Agenda Highlights:

How Wildfires Are Damaging
Our Health

Courtney Howard, MD
Emergency Physician, Yellowknife; Clinical Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary


Zoonosis in a Changing Climate

Duncan Webster, MA, MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

How Green Health Care Can Improve the Health of Canadians

Linda Varangu
Senior Advisor Climate Change, Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

Steps the CMA is taking

Kathleen Ross, MD, MSc, MCFP
President, Canadian Medical Association


View the full agenda here


“This CPD program is fascinating: the problem of the climate crisis is huge, but there are so many changes that we can and must achieve. This conference provided content on many aspects of those changes, and new ways of considering the problems we face.”


— 2022 Participant


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