Agenda – Clinical Climate Change


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

Please note a week-long New England Journal of Medicine Resident 360 online discussion forum will open on Thursday, January 6. Additionally, a Zoom session for poster presenters and judges will also be held on Thursday.

Friday, January 7, 2022

9:30 AM EST

Welcome
Program Moderator: Lucia Lee, Vice President of Public Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

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

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

11:00 AM

Break (10 min)

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; Maayan Yitshak Sade, PhD, Assistant Professor; Daniel Carrión, PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral Fellow; Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, 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
Elizabeth Pinsky, MD
, Director, Child and Adolescent Medical Psychiatry Consultation Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital Program
Cecilia Sorensen, MD, Director, Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education, Columbia University
Rosalind Wright, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research and Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Joshua Wortzel, MD, MPhil
, Chief Resident in Psychiatry, University of Rochester

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 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

Workshop C: Taking Action is an Antidote to Anxiety
Karenna Gore
, Founding Director, Center for Earth Ethics at 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

NEJM Resident 360 Discussion Forum continues