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The Medical Promise of Climate Solutions:
Moving to Action for Health and Equity

AGENDA (Subject to updates)

Friday evening, May 21

7:00 pm – 7:30 pm ET Keynote
7:30 pm – 8:15 pm ET Choice of Workshop:
Plant Forward
Culinary Institute of America
How to
Buy an EV
Plug In America
Greening your
Medical Practice
My Green Doctor

Saturday, May 22

CME: (ACCME and ANCC accredited)
11:00 am – 11:45 am ET CME – Integrating Climate into Medical Education
Holly Rosencranz and Japhia Ramkamur
11:45 am – 12:30 pm ET CME – Dermatology and Climate Change
Mary Williams and Misha Rosenbach
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET Welcome and Introduction of 6 NMA Climate Health Equity Fellows
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm ET Keynote – Outlook for Climate in the 117th Congress
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
3:00 pm – 3:50 pm ET Climate, Health, Equity and Transportation
Kathleen Theoharides
MA. Secretary Energy/Environ, Transport Climate Initiative
Sam Rockwell
Move Minnesota
Robert Kitchen
Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action
 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm ET The Medical Promise of Climate Solutions: Advancing Policy to Benefit Health
Moderator: Dr. Jon Patz Director, Global Health Institute, U WI, IPCC author
Ellen Tohn
Tohn Environmental Strategies
Healthy Food
Howard Frumkin MD
Dean Emeritus UW School of PH
Discussion Groups (30 min)
How to realize the health promise of climate solutions.

Sunday, May 23

CME: (ACCME and ANCC accredited)
11:00 am – 11:45 am ET CME – Maternal Health and Climate Change
Nathaniel DeNicola
and Bruce Bekkar
11:45 am – 12:30 pm ET CME – Climate Concerns in Urgent/Emergency Care
Hanna Linstadt
and Caitlin Rublee
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET Keynote
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm ET Climate in Medical Education: Panel, Medical Students for a Sustainable Future
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm ET State Progress on Climate Policy in VA, MN, FL
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm ET Healthy Food and Regenerative Agriculture
Cathleen Kling
NASEM/RFF—Agriculture in the Mississippi Watershed
James Skeet
Covenant Pathways – Navajo Nation, New Mexico

Monday evening, May 24

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm ET Orientation #1 for Congressional Meetings 

Tuesday all day, May 25

10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET Orientation #2 for Congressional Meetings 
Virtual Meetings with Congress