Continuing Medical Education 

Climate Health: A Public Health Emergency!

 

September 26 - September 27, 2019

 

  

7:15      REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

8:00      WELCOME
Kenneth Cutler, MD, MPH, President, Health Officers Association of California; Health Officer, Nevada County

 

SESSION 1: OVERCOMING THE OVERWHELM: INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND PUBLIC HEALTH


8:15      Introduction to Climate Change

              Carl Mears, PhD, Remote Sensing Systems


9:15      Climate Change and the Role of the Health Officer

Jonathan Fielding, MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor in Residence, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 

10:15   BREAK

 

10:30   Communicating Hope

              Connie Roser-Renouf, PhD, Center for Climate Change Communication

 

11:30   SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION

 

12:00   LUNCHEON

 

SESSION 2: OVERCOMING INERTIA: HOW HEALTH OFFICERS ARE TAKING ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE


1:30      Using Your Role as Health Officer to Impact Climate Change

              Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

 

2:00      The National Syndromic Surveillance Program and California

    • Michael A. Coletta, MPH, U.S. Center for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
    • Participating Local Health Departments

 

3:00      BREAK

 

3:15      Local Health Departments in Action on Climate Change

  • Local Health Departments

 

4:15      Convening Stakeholders

 

5:00      ADJOURN

 


Friday, September 27



7:15 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

 

SESSION 3: TOOLS TO TAKE HOME

 

 

8:00      Young Voices

             

8:30      State Resources Available for Local Health Officers: Interactive Workshop

  • Linda Helland, CDPH Office of Health Equity
  • Solange Gould, CDPH Office of Health Equity

 

9:30      Funding Climate Change Efforts

    • CDPH Office of Health Equity
    • Local Health Department Representatives


10:15   BREAK
 

10:30   Climate Change: The Big Picture

              Linda Rudolph, MD

 

11:15   Facilitated Discussion on Actions to Take


12:00   ADJOURN

 

 

CONTACT

Health Officers Association of California
1100 11th Street #323
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-7405
916-447-2940 (fax)

Please send questions or comments to Kat DeBurgh (deburgh@calhealthofficers.org).