Course Description
Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.

At this venue for interdisciplinary education and professional networking, join us as we explore:

  • Current issues and emerging trends in occupational and environmental medicine
  • Practical applications of new scientific discoveries
  • Best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

January 31, 2019 - UW Medicine South Lake Union, Seattle

The Health Implications of Exposure to Wildfire Smoke: In Firefighters, Other Outdoor Workers and Vulnerable Populations

Gillian Gawne-Mittelstaedt, MPA

Director, Tribal Health Homes Network

Sverre Vedal, MD, MSc

Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and Adjunct Professor, Medicine, University of Washington

Coralynn Sack, MD, MPH

Acting Asst. Professor, DEOHS, and Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Washington

UW Medicine South Lake Union Building C Room 123 A&B

850 Republican St, Seattle, WA 98109

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Intended Audience
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists and other occupational health professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.



6:00 p.m.  Registration, networking, heavy hors d'oeuvres
6:45 p.m.  Lecture
7:45 p.m.  Q&A
8:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Complimentary parking paid for by Continuing Education Programs

* This event is also available for webinar participation *

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Continuing Education has been approved for this activity. Please see the Accreditation Statement for more information.