November 2020: Dr. Sheffield part of a group of physicians calling for medical residency programs to teach about impact of climate change on health

Dr. Perry Sheffield and a group of physicians called for medical residency programs to include how climate change impacts health. The group a published a paper in Academic Medicine that outlines a framework on the subject matter including “a breakdown of high-risk populations, including the elderly and low-income families, and a review of the current understanding on how climate impacts health – such as the relationship between air quality and respiratory illness.” STAT interviews Rebecca Philipsborn, a pediatrician at Emory University School of Medicine and the paper’s lead author, about the framework.