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Upcoming Events

Climate Conversations: Climate and Health at UCSF and Beyond sponsored by the UCSF CNI Emergency Department residents and Office of Sustainability

January 14, 2021, 11:30-12:30pm - Clean Air Advocacy for Patients and Planet:  A conversation with Amanda Millstein, MD, co-founder of Climate Health Now - zoom link

April 29, 2021, 12-1pm - Climate and Health on a Global Scale: A panel with Jay Lemery and Cecilia Sorenson - zoom link

Past Events

September 25, 2020.
NorCal Symposium on Climate and Pandemic Resilience in Health Care – A collaboration between Stanford Medicine and UCSF.  Join us for a virtual symposium with experts from health care, sustainability, advocacy, community organizations, and public health to learn practices for sustainable health care that improve resilience, mitigate climate change, and promote equity. Connect with passionate colleagues and walk away with an action plan for change within your institution or community.

Missed a session?  Here’s the recording



2020 Sustainability Awards Ceremony
This event was broadcasted on June 22, 2020. You can access all recordings here, or with the individual links below:

-Full awards ceremony
-Video Honoring Past Sustainability Award Winners
-Video Celebrating our Sustainability Committees

Get Certifiably Sustainable – LivingGreen Event Planner Certification Workshop
Watch the recorded session. After you view the recording, please download the event certification. (See the yellow box, “Step 3:Take Action on Recommendations” and click on the button that says “Events”). Email your finished certification to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Building Leadership Skills Through Sustainability
Think globally, act locally. Learn how to enhance your leadership skills through championing sustainability in your workplace! In this interactive workshop, you will learn about how LivingGreen certification can boost your workplace recognition, hone your abilities to propose successful initiatives, and provide a method of quantifying your impact. By the end, you will leave with concrete examples of simple, effective changes you can make today.
Watch the recorded session and view the slides.
Please download the event certification. (See the yellow box, “Step 3:Take Action on Recommendations” and click on the button that says “Offices,” “Labs,” or “Clinical Units.”)
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to schedule a time for your initial assessment.

Panel Discussion: Climate Change, Migration, and Human Health
Sponsored by the Human Health and Climate Change Student Group.
More information  -  RSVP  - Event Recording


Severe Wildfires: A Climate-Health Emergency (Dec 12, 2018)

Experts speak to and answer questions on the climate-health effects of the recent fires that affected California. The event was co-sponsored by the Human Health + Climate Change student group, and took place at Parnassus Medical Science Building S214. A recording is available here to view.

Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution (Oct 23-24, 2018)

We teamed up with UCSF Library to host two free screenings of the new HBO and Redford Center documentary, featured at the 2018 SF Green Film Festival. Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. The film was followed by an interactive panel discussion with UCSF Sustainability Director, UCSF Energy Analysts, and California Green Business representatives. See the panel discussion slides and resources guide.

Global Climate and Health Forum September 12, 2018
Video below is the entirely of the Global Climate Action Summit affiliate event held at UCSF. Speakers within UCSF and from around the world discuss climate change and health impacts, and actions that need to be taken to address this issue.

Invitation to webinar—Science and Decisions and Regulatory Risk Assessment

Recording available here