As physicians, we are bound by the Hippocratic oath to prevent what we cannot treat. Our climate crisis needs bold science-based policy to transform our fossil-based electricity, transportation and food-systems.....
Meet our Champions of the Month... Climate & Health Advocates at the Consortium Conference!
Dr. Wendy Ring's puppets are teaching people to make positive choices for better health and a healthier planet.
Dr. King sees climate change as a very serious public health issue, notably in South Florida.
Matthew T. Burke M.D., former director of state programs for the Consortium, says, "Much of climate change policy and mitigation is going to happen at the state level."
Dr. Nitin Damle, an internal medicine specialist in Rhode Island, has been lecturing across the United States and around the world about the health effects of climate change.
Dr. Stephen Hansen discusses the ways in which climate change is already impacting public health in the United States.
Dr. Holder, an internal medicine specialist, speaks about her experiences and how they tie into climate change.
Dr. DeNicola, OB-GYN in DC, calls on other doctors to inform each other and counsel patients about the health impacts of climate change.
Dr. Mimi Guarneri says, "We need to think we are all connected—because we are. We need to shift from an ego-driven model to an eco-driven model."
Dr. Lisa Del Buono has been teaming up with her son to advocate for a healthy climate and empowering teens to make significant strides towards meaningful climate policy.
Mark Mitchell, MD MPH, provides environmental health education to physicians and advocates on behalf of NMA.
Wendy Ring, MD, is spreading the word about healthy climate solutions.