Continuing Medical Education 

Climate Health: A Public Health Emergency!

 

September 26 - September 27, 2019

 

  

To receive CME credit, please complete our activity evaluation at

https://tinyurl.com/HOAC19

 

 

Objectives

After attending this meeting, participants will…

 

  • Take action at a local level to prevent climate change
  • Work with community partners to prevent climate change
  • Use existing resources and tools available to help health officers
  • Communicate effectively to others about climate change

 

Thursday, September 26


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

Facilitator: Olivia Kasirye, MD


8:15      Introduction to Climate Change

              Carl Mears, PhD, The Climate Center


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

              Amanda Begley, The Climate Center

 

11:30   Youth Voices

 

 

12:00   LUNCHEON

 

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

Facilitator: Nichole Quick, MD


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

 

3:00      BREAK

 

3:15      Local Health Departments in Action on Climate Change

  • Wilma Wooten, MD, MPH, San Diego County
  • Megan Sheffield, Sacramento County
  • Tomás Aragón, MD, DrPH, City and County San Francisco
  • Penny Borenstein, MD, MPH, San Luis Obispo County

 

4:15      Convening Stakeholders

 

5:00      ADJOURN


Friday, September 27


7:15 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

 

SESSION 3: TOOLS TO TAKE HOME

Facilitator: Gary Pace, MD

 

8:00      Native American Voices

 

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

              Linda Helland, CDPH Office of Health Equity

              Jason Vargo, CDPH Office of Health Equity

 

9:30      Invited: Cal EPA

 

10:00   Funding Climate Change Efforts


10:30   BREAK
 

10:45   Climate Change: The Big Picture

              Linda Rudolph, MD

 

11:30   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).