A peer network to support teaching sustainable healthcare and planetary health: (1) understand the links between human health and the environment; (2) develop skills to bring about a sustainable health service; (3) discuss the duty of a health professional to protect the health of the public in a time of global environmental change.

Student Selected Component: Doctors Against Climate Change

This 7-week teaching program at Brighton and Sussex Medical School allows students to explore the impact of the healthcare industry on the environment. As well as identifying the problems, the course reviews what is currently being done in the country and around the world to find solutions.

November, 2020

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Proposal for consultation on recommended learning outcomes in sustainable healthcare

On the advice of the GMC, the Sustainable Healthcare Education Network is planning a national consultation with undergraduate and postgraduate educators to refine and validate our recommended learning outcomes from sustainabilty teaching in medical eduation.

SHE curriculum working group
September, 2012

AMEE Presenation by KCL: What did medical students learn from discussion of climate change?

This powerpoint, presented at the AMEE conference, includes a series of quotes from KCL medical students' essays after a ‘climate change’ workshop, covering direct and indirect impacts, healthy equity, social determinants of health, environmental impacts of healthcare etc.

August, 2012

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Vision and Objectives for the Sustainable Healthcare Education network

“All students in health professional degrees are able to explain the relevance of planetary health to human health and healthcare and apply skills for improving the sustainability of healthcare. This knowledge informs the behaviours and activities of health professionals, who promote health by incorporating environmental sustainability in their workplaces and professional roles.”

Vision for the Sustainable Healthcare Education network (draft)

Please do make changes to the text, if you have edits to make, as well as posting comments underneath.

This is a draft mission statement of the Sustainable Healthcare Education network (SHE), developed by the core SHE team. It incorporates five year goals, but is for review and further discussion and development by network participants.

Sustainable Healthcare Education Network - Mission Statement

International group working on Sustainable Healthcare Education - Next meeting outline

Upcoming October meeting for the SHE international working group - date and time to be confirmed - if you would like to attend please complete this doodle poll and you will be notified of the outcome in due course.

https://doodle.com/poll/vdxnnrccufcr2825

 

Past Meeting

GMC consultation on the Medical Licensing Assessment - ends 30th April 2017

The GMC is consulting on the Medical Licensing Assessment which will apply to UK medical students, EEA and International graduates and aims “to create a single, objective demonstration that those applying for registration with a licence to practise medicine in the UK can meet a common threshold for safe practice.” (GMC-MLA consultation

Sharing advice about E-learning about environmental sustainability

There are many existing e-learning resources about environmental sustainability. It could be useful both for learners and for those planning courses if we can develop this list / 'catalogue' of e-resources.

If you have experience of using any of the below, or time to explore them, please add your comments - you can do so by logging in to the Sustainable Healthcare Education network, going to the 'wiki' tab, selecting this wiki, and then clicking on 'edit'.

International group working on Sustainable Healthcare Education

Following a workshop at AMEE 2016, medical educators and students from around the world have been working together to develop approaches to developing and delivering Sustainable Healthcare Education (SHE).

The group includes representatives from Denmark, Brazil, South Africa, Canada and USA. So far, we have:

- worked to further explore the relevance of the SHE core learning objectives (developed in UK consultation by the SHE network) internationally, drawing on outcomes from the workshop, which included international participants

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