Choosing Wisely Talks | Environmental Co-Benefits of Reducing Low-Value Care
September 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT
The health care sector is a significant contributor to Canada’s overall greenhouse gas emissions. How might the everyday choices of clinicians play a role in fighting climate change? Can reducing overuse be part of the solution?
In September’s Choosing Wisely Talks, we’ll discuss the “co-benefits” of reducing low-value care and our environmental footprint. Experts will share perspectives on tackling climate change while delivering safe and quality care.
- Dr. Kimberly Wintemute, Family Physician, Southeast Toronto Family Health Team Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Fellow, Centre for Sustainable Health Systems
- Dr. Desmond Leddin, Adjunct Professor Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology), Dalhousie University, Canada