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

* This series is also available for in-person participation *

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2018-2019 Schedule

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, Unversity 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

* A la carte registration available: In-person attendance | webinar attendance

March 21, 2019 - UW Medicine South Lake Union, Seattle

Exoskeletons in the Workplace: New Technology to Reduce Fatigue and Augment Return to Work?

Matthew Marino, PT, MSPT, CPE

Lead Ergonomist & Physical Therapist at Briotix Health

Rick Goggins, MS, CPE

Ergonomist, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

* A la carte registration available: In-person attendance | webinar attendance

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May 16, 2019 - UW Medicine South Lake Union, Seattle

Telehealth for Psychiatric and Medical Treatment in the OEM Practice: Using Technology to Extend Your Reach

Panel discussion including:

Peter Lucas, MD

Clinical Director, Peninsula Community Health Services

* A la carte registration available: In-person attendance | webinar attendance

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.

Agenda

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 series is also available for in-person participation *

Click here to join the in-person 2017-18 OEM lecture series

Accreditation

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