Baked Bacteria, Volatile Viruses, and Flooded Fungi: Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Wednesday September 20, 2017 at 8:00 AM


This grand round has already taken place.


HSC Level 2, Lecture Hall 4 - Stony Brook, NY
September 20th, 2017
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Baked Bacteria, Volatile Viruses, and Flooded Fungi: Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate

(Please Note: Session only open to Stony Brook Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Medical Students and Stony Brook Medicine Affiliates)

Dates and Times

Start: 9/20/2017 8:00 AM
End: 9/20/2017 9:00 AM

Objectives

1. Understand why and how climate change is relevant to pediatric health and more specifically to infectious diseases

2. Cite and discuss examples of the impact climate is already having on infectious diseases including, but limited to, in the areas of vector-borne diseases, changes in seasonal patterns of disease, healthcare utilization trends, and disaster-related outbreaks.

3. List concrete things that we as pediatricians can do ourselves, and can educate our patients about, that can address both these infectious risks as well as the larger climate change issue directly.

Speakers

  • Dr. Saul Hymes
    • Baked Bacteria, Volatile Viruses, and Flooded Fungi: Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate

Location

HSC Level 2, Lecture Hall 4
Stony Brook University Medical Center
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.