10.05.20 | The Climate Gap: How Climate Change Increases Health Disparities

John R. Balmes, MD
Professor of Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital 
San Francisco, CA

Join Alpert Medical School and the School of Public Health as they welcome John Balmes, MD, Director, Northern California Center for Occupational and Environmental Health explore the impact that climate change has on health disparities. Dr. Balmes is a Professor of Environmental Health Sciences whose research is focused on the respiratory, cardiovascular and metabolic health effects of various air pollutants and occupational agents.

This lecture sponsored by: Brown Investigators in Respiratory Diseases and Cardiopulmonary Vascular Biology COBRE

Series sponsored by: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Brown School of Public Health

Series supported by: The Paul Levinger Professorship Pro Tem in The Economics of Health Care was established in 1987 to honor the memory of Paul Levinger by a gift from his wife, Ruth N. Levinger, on behalf of the Levinger family. The Levingers' daughter and son‐in‐law, Bette Levinger Cohen and John M. Cohen '59, MD were instrumental in Mrs. Levinger's decision to make this gift.

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Target Audience

This lecture series is designed for all faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. Understand the concept of environmental justice 
  2. Recognize that disparities in exposures, social vulnerability, and biological susceptibility interact to cause health disparities 
  3. Describe how climate change can increase health disparities 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
09/14/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Cost:
$0.00
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Guest Speaker:

John R. Balmes, MD

Professor of Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital 
San Francisco, CA

Planning Committee:

Sharon Rounds, MD (Chair)
Dabasree Banerjee, MD
Joseph A. Diaz, MD
Diana Grigsby-Toussaint, PhD
Judy Kimberly, PhD
Caroline C Kuo, DPhil
Nicole R. Nugent, PhD
Amal Trivedi, MD, MPH
David M. Williams, PhD
Cailie Burns
Kris Cambra
Jennifer Maloney
Maria Sullivan
 

CME Accreditation
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates each live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

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