Summer is Here: What You Need to Know about Health Effects of Climate Change

Posted on: May 3, 2017

ICAAP will be presenting two free CME-approved webinars over the lunch hour for physicians, health care providers, and those interested in the effects of climate change on their patients’ health.

Webinar 1* – Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from noon-1pm

Preparing Pediatric Providers to Address Health Effects of Climate Change: Heat-Related Illness, Asthma, and Allergies will focus on climate change’s impact on air quality, respiratory health, and heat related-illnesses. Register here.

Webinar 2* – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from noon-1pm

Preparing Pediatric Providers to Address Health Effects of Climate Change:  Vector-Borne Diseases, Public Health Implications from Floods, and Mental Health Concerns will focus on climate change’s impact on vector borne illnesses, extreme weather events, and mental health. Register here.

Presenters include Samuel Dorevitch, MD, MPH, and Elena Grossman, MPH with the Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) Project, University of Illinois at Chicago, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health.

 

*The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.