Agenda – Clinical Climate Change


Clinical Climate Change 2022: Mental Health and Well-being for Patients and Clinicians

Friday, January 7, 2022

9:35 AM EST

Welcome
Moderator: Terry Thompson, DHA, MPH, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Introductory Remarks
Robert Wright, MD, MPH
, Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Dennis Charney, MD
, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

10:00 AM

Keynote Presentation
Rachel L. Levine, MD

Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service
Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:30 AM

Break (10 min)

10:40 AM

Building Community Across Disciplines: Collaborating with Trusted Messengers
J. Marshall Shepherd, PhD
, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Georgia

11:10 AM

2022: State of the Air
Albert A. Rizzo, MD
, Chief Medical Officer, American Lung Association

11:30 AM

Climate Health Research Roundup – Latest Research News for Clinicians
Bian Liu, PhD
, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Maayan Yitshak-Sade, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Daniel Carrión, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Director of Education for the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health

Moderator: Robert Wright, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

12:20 PM

Break (20 min)

12:40 PM

Panel Discussion: Mental Health Impacts of the Climate Crisis
Janet Lewis, MD
, Founding Member, Climate Psychiatry Alliance and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Rosalind Wright, MD, MPH
, Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research and Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Elizabeth Pinsky, MD, Director, Child and Adolescent Medical Psychiatry Consultation Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital Program
Joshua Wortzel, MD, MPhil, Chief Resident in Psychiatry, University of Rochester and Steering Committee Member, Climate Psychiatry Alliance
Cecilia Sorensen, MD, Director, Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, Columbia University

Moderator: Jon Earle, Road to Resilience Podcast Host

1:50 PM

Poster Awards

2:00 PM

Break (10 min)

2:10 PM

Concurrent Workshops

Workshop A:  Coping Strategies for Adults in the Climate Crisis
Janet Lewis, MD
, Founding Member, Climate Psychiatry Alliance and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
Cecilia Sorensen, MD, Director, Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, Columbia University

Workshop A Facilitator: Craig L. Katz, MD, Clinical Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Medical Education, and Health System Design & Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Workshop B: Strategies for Addressing Eco-anxiety in Children and Teens
Elizabeth Pinsky, MD
, Director, Child and Adolescent Medical Psychiatry Consultation Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital Program
Joshua Wortzel, MD, MPhil, Chief Resident in Psychiatry, University of Rochester and Steering Committee Member, Climate Psychiatry Alliance
Kelsey Hudson, PhD, Research Scientist and Licensed Psychologist, Child Program, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD), Boston University

Workshop B Facilitator: Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Workshop C: Taking Action is an Antidote to Anxiety
Karenna Gore
, Founding Director, Center for Earth Ethics at the Union Theological Seminary
Gaurab Basu, MD, MPH
, Co-Director, Center for Health Equity Education & Advocacy, Cambridge Health Alliance and Health Equity Fellow, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE
Nicole Duritz, Director, Advocacy and Outreach, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University

Workshop C Facilitator: Emily Senay, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

3:00 PM

Conference ends

Jan 7-14

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