Climate Change and Surgery

March 25, 2022

"Hospitals play a major part in GHG [Green House Gas] emissions, but one space contributes more significantly than any other: the operating room."

In a recent article in Think Global Health, researchers from the Center for Surgery and Public Health and the Program for Global Surgery and Social Change explored the balancing act between expanding access to safe surgical care while minimizing its impact on climate change and patient health. For more articles, podcasts, and blog posts on improving sustainability in the operating room and the impact of climate change on surgical patients, please see the list below: