Massachusetts Medical Society: Local Voices, Local Solutions: How Frontline Communities Are Addressing the Overlapping Health Impacts of Climate Crises, Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

Local Voices, Local Solutions: How Frontline Communities Are Addressing the Overlapping Health Impacts of Climate Crises, Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

Overlapping Health Impacts

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 – 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET – Virtual Live Webinar

This session will provide a forum for voices representing the Navajo Nation, Rocky Flats, Plymouth, Mass., and the Marshall Islands to share health impacts to their communities and specific concerns and concrete actions that must be taken to mitigate the overlapping effects of climate change, nuclear weapons and nuclear power. Participants will learn how they can take positive steps to advocate for this important issue.

Learn more about the other webinars in this series

3-Part Webinar Series Flyer 


Faculty

The Health, Environmental, and Cultural Consequences of the U.S. Nuclear Testing Program on the Marshall Islands

Benetick Kabua Maddison
Benetick Kabua Maddison
Executive Director
Marshallese Educational Initiative

The Legacy of Federal Uranium Mining and its Impact on the Navajo Nation in the Formation of America’s Nuclear Arsenal

Justin Ahasteen
Justin Ahasteen
Executive Director
Navajo Nation Washington Office

Climate and Nuclear Interactions in the Shadow of Rocky Flats

Kristen Iversen, PhD
Kristen Iversen, PhD
Author and Professor of English
University of Cincinnati

The Vulnerability and Fragility of Nuclear Power in the Era of Climate Change

Mary Lampert
Mary Lampert
Director
Pilgrim Watch


Moderators

Brita E. Lundberg, MD
Brita E. Lundberg, MD
Chair, Board of Directors
Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility

Mariana Budjeryn, PhD
Mariana Budjeryn, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center


Per Webinar Registration Fees

MMS Physician Members – $25
Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility Members – $25
Non-member Physicians – $50
Allied Health Professionals/Others – $20
Non-member Residents and Students – $10
MMS Resident and Student Members – Free


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.


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