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Members in Action & Blog

  • Needless Waste and the Sustainability of Cataract Surgery

    Dr. David Chang writes on how the excessive economic and environmental costs of surgical waste will not be sustainable as global cataract surgery continues to increase.

  • November 2020 Champions!

    Medical students, Samantha Rodriguez and Miranda Ricart, introduced information about climate and health into courses in their medical curriculum.

  • Fiction as a tool for climate activism

    Guest post by Dr. Sam Stea: The climate crisis is being fought in our clinics and hospitals, and we physicians will be accountable. I choose to be accountable now.


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  • Consortium Appeal 2020

    Please support the work of the Consortium by making a tax deductible donation today. Your gift will be matched by generous supporters, giving your donation twice the power!

  • Director’s Note on the Election

    Read our Executive Director Dr. Mona Sarfaty’s note on the election, our latest achievements, and our work ahead.

  • Statement in Support of Ron Klain as Chief of Staff to President-Elect Biden

    The equitable protection and promotion of human health must be a central organizing principle for shaping climate solutions and for educating the public about the terrible harms of climate inaction and the enormous benefits of action.

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The mission of the Consortium is to organize, empower and amplify the voice of America’s doctors to convey how climate change is harming our health and how climate solutions will improve it.

Our Members

American College of Emergency Physicians
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
The Society for Pediatric Dermatology
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Endocrine Society
Association of Academic Physiatrists
Infectious Diseases Society of America
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
American Academy of Dermatology
American College of Osteopathic Internists
American Psychiatric Association
American Medical Association
American College of Lifestyle Medicine
American Medical Women’s Association
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
American Telemedicine Association
American Association for Community Psychiatry
American College of Emergency Physicians, California
Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
American Geriatrics Society
Society of General Internal Medicine
National Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Physicians
American College of Preventive Medicine
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
American Podiatric Medical Association

Our Affiliates

Michigan Academy of Family Physicians
Washington Pediatricians for Climate Action
Mothers & Others for Clean Air
South Carolina Health Professionals for Climate Action
International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health
African Heritage PA Caucus
Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action
Wisconsin Medical Society
Medical Students for a Sustainable Future
American Cancer Society
Healthy Air & Water Colorado
Michigan Clinicians for Climate Action
Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Maine Medical Association
Rhode Island Medical Society
National Environmental Health Association
Massachusetts Medical Society
Vermont Medical Society
Islamic Medical Association of North America
Arkansas Medical Society
Climate Health Now
Montana Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate
Mound City Medical Forum
Florida Clinicians for Climate Action
Michigan State Medical Society
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
Physicians for Policy Action
Clean Air Carolina: Medical Advocates for Healthy Air
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
My Green Doctor
Medical Society of Northern Virginia
The Global Climate & Health Alliance
Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action
Union of Concerned Scientists
Vermont Climate & Health Alliance
Association for Humanistic Psychology
Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action
Citizens’ Climate Lobby Climate and Health
Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment
Climate Psychiatry Alliance
Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate (Minnesota)
American Meteorological Society
American Geophysical Union
American Medical Student Association
Allergy and Asthma Network
US Climate and Health Alliance
Physicians for Social Responsibility
National Association of Social Workers
Moms clean air Force
Health Care Without Harm
Climate for Health
Children’s Environmental Health Network
Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
American Psychological Association
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America