CAEP Daily 2022: Plenary Speakers Day 2

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In this series, we are collaborating with CAEP to break down everything you need to know about the CAEP Conference in Quebec City! We have teamed up with CAEP to bring you infographics summarizing the plenary talks for each day of the conference!

Our second plenary speech was a presentation titled ” A Healthy Response to the Climate Emergency -briefing and action plan for the ER community” given by Drs. Courtney Howard, Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers, and Nick Watts, who discussed the climate crisis and how it pertains to the healthcare field.

Plenary Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss climate change and health as it applies to ER physicians
2. To explain the role of physicians in climate adaptation
3. To discuss what a sustainable healthcare system looks like and what we must do to get there learning from the UK NHS

Andrew Tolmie

Andrew is a PGY-1 at the University of Saskatchewan Emergency Medicine Program. He is also a Graphic Design Lead for the CanadiEM Infographics team. Outside of medicine, Andrew enjoys pour-over coffee, downhill skiing, and mountain biking.

Kara Tastad

Kara Tastad an Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Toronto. She is a Graphic Design Lead for CanadiEM. Outside of medicine, you are likely to find her traveling, swimming, painting, or baking.