Development of a Health Professions Curriculum on Environmental Sustainability and Health

Emily Farrow's picture


Resource Description: 

This video outlines the process of developing a health professions curriculum on environmental sustainability and health in the United States. Dr Arianne Teherani presents the results of a delphi process to validate the Sustainable Healthcare Education Priority Learning Outcomes in a US context.


Publication date: 

March, 2017

Resource type: 

  • educational materials



Appetite for sustainable healthcare education

Charlie Kenward's picture

Thanks for sharing this video Emily, a lot to be done in this area. Last year I presented a survery carried out by a colleague and I at the WONCA conference in Copenhagen. We found an appetite for more education among GP trainees, both in the UK and Denmark. A link to our poster can be found here:

What stage is this making it into UK curriculums currently?

Great video!

Linda East's picture

I'm a bit late to the table here, but found this video really useful and inspiring.  I agree wholeheartedly when the narrator says that it's not a matter of inventing new courses or offering more electives or options, but about embedding what we know into our core teaching.  It feels like a big boulder to push up that hill sometimes!!

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