Webinar invitation: Climate change and sustainability

26 Aug 2021

Webinar to showcase leadership and action from Australian doctors on climate change.

The AMA and Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) invite members and other interested health professionals to join a two-hour webinar to showcase climate change and sustainability leadership and action in the health sector. Topics will include efforts to reduce carbon emissions in the healthcare sector and best practice in sustainability, drawing from local and international examples.

Dr Nick Watts (Chief Sustainability Officer at NHS) and Prof Mark Howden (Director, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions and Vice Chair IPCC) along with Dr Eugenie Kayak (DEA) will give brief keynote presentations.

This will be followed by an update from Australia’s specialist medical colleges on the steps they are taking to respond to climate change and move towards sustainability, and the impacts of climate change on their specialty.

The webinar will be moderated by Dr Omar Khorshid (AMA President) and Dr John Van De Kallen (DEA Chair).

Tuesday, 14 September 2021- 6.30pm-8.30pm (AEST)

The webinar is free of charge. Please register here.