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UCCS Food Next Door | Farm Subscription Program

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Food Next Door Farm Subscription Program at University of Colorado Colorado Springs was created to support community food security and literacy. Through the program, a participant buys a subscription ...


The Neuroscience Community Has a Role in Environmental Conservation

  • University of South Dakota (SD)

We previously argued that the neuroscience community has a role in environmental conservation because protection of biodiversity and the specialized behavioral adaptions of animals is essential to understanding brain structure ...


UCCS Food Next Door | Farm Subscription Program

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO)

The Food Next Door Farm Subscription Program strives to help fight hunger, promote food access, boost food literacy, and support regional farmers and ranchers in our community.

  • Posted April 21, 2021
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“I teach it because it is the biggest threat to health”: Integrating sustainable healthcare into health professions education

  • Monash University (VIC)

Background Steering planetary and human health towards a more sustainable future demands educated and prepared health professionals.

Aim This research aimed: to explore health professions educators’ sustainable healthcare education (SHE ...


Developing Curriculum Recommendations for Environmental Health in Nursing

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (CT)
  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • Villanova University (PA)
  • Duquesne University (PA)
  • Prince George's Community College (MD)
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)

In 2010, the American Nurses Association (ANA) added an environmental health standard to the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice requiring that nurses implement environmental health strategies in nursing practice ...


Health-Related Education for Sustainability: Public Health Workforce Needs and the Role of Higher Education

  • Deakin University
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Public health practitioners have important roles to play in addressing environmental sustainability imperatives that have an impact on human health. Yet, to date, the extent to which practitioners are willing ...


Preparing medical graduates for the health effects of climate change: an Australasian collaboration

  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • Bond University (Queensland)
  • Royal Australian College of Physicians
  • The University of Notre Dame Australia (WA)

Building a medical workforce that understands the impact of climate change on health and health services and will create change.

The Lancet has described action to address climate change as ...


Exploring emerging learning needs: a UK-wide consultation on environmental sustainability learning objectives for medical education

  • University of Bristol
  • University College London (London)
  • University of Hull
  • Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (Oxford)

Objectives: This study aimed to engage wide-ranging stakeholders and develop consensus learning objectives for undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.

Methods: A UK-wide consultation garnered opinions of healthcare students, healthcare educators ...


The use of evidence-informed sustainability scenarios in the nursing curriculum: Development and evaluation of teaching methods

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Background Climate change and resource scarcity pose challenges for healthcare in the future, yet there is little to raise awareness about these issues in the nursing curriculum and nurses are ...


It’s Time for Medical Schools to Introduce Climate Change Into Their Curricula

  • George Mason University (VA)
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (NY)

Climate change presents unprecedented health risks and demands universal attention to address them. Multiple intergovernmental organizations, health associations, and health professions schools have recognized the specific importance of preparing physicians ...


Seeking impact of medical schools on health: meeting the challenges of social accountability

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Context The acquisition of sums of knowledge and mastery of sophisticated technologies by medical graduates is insufficient for their responsibilities to recognise and adapt to people's evolving needs.

Response ...


Caring for a common future: medical schools' social accountability

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Origins and context: The concept of ‘the social accountability of medical schools’ is moving from the peripheral preoccupation of a few to a more central concern of medical schools themselves ...


Education for sustainable healthcare: Leadership to get from here to there

  • University of Northern British Columbia (BC)
  • University of British Columbia Okanagan (BC)
  • Dalarna University
  • Swansea University
  • University of North Dakota (ND)
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Associations

The current global crises, including climate, COVID-19, and environmental change, requires global collective action at all scales. These broad socio-ecological challenges require the engagement of diverse perspectives and ways of ...


Education for the Anthropocene: Planetary health, sustainable health care, and the health workforce

  • University of Cambridge
  • Utrecht University
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology (ON)
  • Queen Mary University of London

Over the past few centuries, human activity has wrought dramatic changes in the natural systems that support human life. Planetary health is a useful concept for health profession education (HPE ...


Education for sustainable health care: From learning to professional practice

  • University of South Dakota (SD)
  • University of Calgary (AB)
  • Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (NY)

A number of planetary boundaries, including climate change as a result of greenhouse gas emissions, has already been exceeded. This situation has deleterious consequences for public health. Paradoxically, 4.4 ...


Education for sustainable healthcare: A transdisciplinary approach to transversal environmental threats

  • Monash University (VIC)
  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • Heidelberg University
  • Bond University (Queensland)

Global Environmental Changes are dynamic and complex, crossing disciplines, sectors, regions, and populations and shaping the health of current and future generations. GECs present an unprecedented challenge demanding a response ...


Why use indicators to measure and monitor the inclusion of climate change and environmental sustainability in health professions’ education?

  • Bond University (Queensland)
  • The University of Notre Dame Australia (WA)

Currently, health professionals are inadequately prepared to meet the challenges that climate change and environmental degradation pose to health systems. Health professions’ education (HPE) has an ethical responsibility to address ...


Indigenous perspectives on education for sustainable healthcare

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • El Fondo para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas de América Latina y El Caribe (FILAC)
  • University of Auckland
  • University of North Dakota (ND)
  • Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation (NT)
  • Bond University (Queensland)

A range of global environmental changes are contributing to an increasing global burden of disease. Since human health and well-being are intimately associated with the health of our planet, healthcare ...


Envisioning planetary health in every medical curriculum: An international medical student organization’s perspective

  • University Hassan II (Casablanca-Settat)
  • Federal University of Roraima
  • University of Dhaka
  • University of Khartoum
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Associations
  • University of Delhi (Delhi)
  • University Tunis El Manar (El Omrane Superieur)
  • University of Barcelona

Background With deteriorating ecosystems, the health of mankind is at risk. Future health care professionals must be trained to recognize the interdependence of health and ecosystems to address the needs ...


Fulfilling a new obligation: Teaching and learning of sustainable healthcare in the medical education curriculum

  • Imperial College London

Aims: Leading the growing international recognition of the need for sustainability in healthcare delivery, the UK medical regulator has mandated that newly qualified doctors must be able to apply the ...


Rethinking health professions’ education leadership: Developing ‘eco-ethical’ leaders for a more sustainable world and future

  • Bond University (Queensland)
  • Swansea University

In this commentary, we discuss health professions’ education (HPE) leadership in relation to planetary health emergencies, suggesting that an ‘eco-ethical leadership’ approach is highly relevant. Building on both traditional and ...


Building an environmentally accountable medical curriculum through international collaboration

  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Hull
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • University of East Anglia
  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Aarhus University
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats. The medical profession can address this challenge through advocacy, health system adaptation and workforce preparedness. Stewardship of health systems with ...


12 tips for teaching environmental sustainability to health professionals

  • Monash University (VIC)
  • The University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

Background: As recognition of the health impacts of climate change and other environmental challenges increases, so too does the need for health care professionals to practice healthcare sustainably. Environmental sustainability ...


Faculty development and partnership with students to integrate sustainable healthcare into health professions education

  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • Imperial College London

There is an urgent need for health professionals to address the impacts of accelerating global environmental change. Healthcare faculty therefore have to educate the rising generation of health professionals in ...


Mandate for the Nursing Profession to Address Climate Change Through Nursing Education

  • MGH Institute of Health Professions (MA)
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)
  • Villanova University (PA)

Purpose The adverse health effects from climate change demand action from the nursing profession. This article examines the calls to action, the status of climate change in nursing education, and ...


Implementing AACN's Recommendations for Environmental Sustainability in Colleges of Nursing: From Concept to Impact

  • Washington State University, Spokane (WA)

In 2011, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) released a guidance report titled Toward an Environmentally Sustainable Academic Enterprise: An AACN Guide for Nursing Education. The report was ...


A cohort study of sustainability education in nursing

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of scenario-based learning aimed at raising awareness of sustainability in health-care practitioners. The Lancet Countdown on Climate Change calls ...


Integrating Environmental Sustainability Content Into an RN-to-BSN Program: A Pilot Study

  • University of Michigan-Flint (MI)

BACKGROUND: The link between environmental sustainability, climate change, and health outcomes makes environmental sustainability an important topic for educators to include in nursing curricula.

METHOD: Students completed a sustainability in ...


Toward an Environmentally Sustainable Academic Enterprise: An AACN Guide for Nursing Education

  • Adelphi University (NY)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore (MD)
  • Washington State University, Spokane (WA)

In Fall 2009, the AACN Deans/Directors passed a motion in support of AACN taking a leadership role on issues addressing environmental sustainability in nursing education. The following spring the ...


Environmental Health Science (PhD)

  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro (NC)

Students in the Environmental Health Science (EHS) PhD program will be trained in the fundamental understanding of environmental problems and their consequences on human health and well-being. Core courses will ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Work Environment (MS)

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

The Master of Science in Work Environment program provides training and research on the identification, characterization and control of chemical, physical, psychosocial and biological risks associated with work environments as ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Work Environment (PhD)

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

The Doctor of Science in Work Environment program provides training and research on the identification, characterization and control of chemical, physical, psychosocial and biological risks associated with work environments as ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Cleaner Production/Pollution Prevention (ScD)

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

In Clean Production, the goal is to create a cradle-to-cradle process with minimal negative impact and maximum positive impact on human health and the environment. Cleaner Production Processes conserve raw ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Science (BS)

  • Clarkson University (NY)

The environmental health science major curriculum is a four-year program offered through Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE). Environmental Health Science majors have access to state-of-the-art equipment and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Science Minor

  • Clarkson University (NY)

The environmental health science minor is offered to all students outside of the Environmental Health Science major, and requires the completion of three core courses as well as a minimum ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health (BS)

  • Illinois State University (IL)

Through the Environmental Health program at Illinois State, students study biological, chemical, and physical hazards that impact human health and damage the envrionment. The program offers a public health, industrial ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Public Health (BS)

  • Belmont University (TN)

The BSPH is the degree of choice for people who are interested in studying infectious or chronic disease, environmental health, global health or health and disease patterns and trends. Public ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Concentration

  • Indiana State University (IN)

This option is for students in the Department of Applied Health Sciences who wish to become environmental health specialists. Course work includes study in epidemiology; pollution prevention and control; water ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global and Public Health Sciences (BS)

  • Cornell University (NY)

GPHS majors develop a strong background in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology. These courses provide a foundation with which to understand the biomedical basis of public health ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Environmental Health Minor

  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (NY)

The Environmental Health minor will introduce students to environmental health with a core context of epidemiology and toxicology; the minor requires 15-17 credit hours. The Environmental Health minor will be ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Global and Ecological Health Engineering Certificate

  • Northwestern University (IL)

Global and ecological health engineering knows no geographical boundaries. Appropriate health solutions to new and emerging challenges depend upon competent design and ecologically sustainable integration into local community, national, and ...

  • Posted Dec. 17, 2020
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Including sustainability issues in nurse education: A comparative study of first year student nurses' attitudes in four European countries

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Lausanne
  • Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Jaén

Introduction Education in sustainable development is a goal recognised by a large number of countries and a vital concept in healthcare. It is therefore important that nurse education incorporates elements ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2020
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Climate change is increasingly causes mental health problems among college students

  • Tufts University (MA)

This is a literature review of peer-reviewed papers, news articles, and polls that illustrate the impacts of climate change on mental health among college students.

  • Posted Oct. 23, 2020
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Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health

  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)

The Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, and Health is dedicated to examining how and when racism affects health, providing tools to improve the rigor with which researchers ...

  • Posted Oct. 8, 2020
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Harvard Chan-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health

  • Harvard University (MA)

The Harvard Chan-National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Center for Environmental Health is a coordinated set of resources and facilities supporting environmental health research and training activities throughout the ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute

  • Northeastern University (MA)

The Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) is an interdisciplinary research center that produces publications and trains graduate and post-doc students to build connections between environmental health disciplines like ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Student nurses exposed to sustainabilty education can challenge practice: A Cohort study

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Climate change will adversely impact on the health of populations and on the ability of healthcare systems to deliver appropriate and timely care. Furthermore, resource scarcity requires nurses to practice ...


Herbicide-Free LMU

  • Loyola Marymount University (CA)
  • Herbicide Free Campus (CA)

The project represented in this case study is Herbicide-Free LMU, a campaign I started at LMU under Herbicide-Free Campus. With a slow beginning as the sole campaign leader, I worked ...


TAMU Urban Farm United (TUFU) Campus Food Forest Serves Aggies in Need

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The TAMU Urban Farm, TUFU for short, is a new concept organization on the campus of Texas A&M University (TAMU), whose mission is “Grow to Serve”. The project was made ...


Addressing food insecurity in Australia through education for sustainability

  • Deakin University

Within Australia food insecurity affects an estimated 4 million people annually. Health promotion degrees traditionally prepare pre-service graduates to address food insecurity from a social determinants perspective, little consideration of ...