Climate Change Brings Changes to Medical Training

Science for the Public: Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations

November 11, 2020 Zoom recording by Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

Gaurab Basu, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Center for Health Equity Education & Advocacy (CHEEA) and Instructor Affiliate, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine Harvard Medical School

Dr. Basu represents the growing recognition that climate change is introducing unexpected diseases and other health conditions to communities with little or no prior experience of these threats. How can medical schools prepare future physicians and nurses to recognize and treat these unfamiliar conditions? Dr. Basu explains how medical training is changing to prepare future professionals.

Dr. Basu's article about this in Scientific AmericanScientists and Health Experts Need to Be Advocates

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