Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

In honor of Earth Day, on the Academic Medicine Podcast, host Toni Gallo and guests Drs. Kari Nadeau and Ari Bernstein (@DrAriBernstein) discuss climate change and its effects on human health. Drs. Nadeau and Bernstein describe their efforts and the work of others to teach the science and health effects of climate change to medical students and residents, and they argue for the importance of this work for caring for patients. 

This episode is now available through the Apple Podcasts app and wherever else you get your podcasts.

Read the articles discussed in this episode at academicmedicine.org: 

Addressing Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health: A Call to Action for Medical Schools 

Climate Change and the Practice of Medicine: Essentials for Resident Education

A transcript of this episode is available at academicmedicineblog.org

Further Reading

Goshua A, Gomez J, Erny B, et al. Addressing climate change and its effects on human health: A call to action for medical schools. Acad Med. 2021;96:324-328.

Philipsborn RP, Sheffield P, White A, Osta A, Anderson M, Bernstein A. Climate change and the practice of medicine: Essentials for resident education. Acad Med. 2021;96:355-367.