The effects of climate change are accelerating and undermining human health and well-being in many different ways. There is no doubt that the health care sector will need to adapt, and although it has begun to develop more targeted strategies to address climate-related challenges, a broad knowledge gap persists.
Dr. Comstock, in partnership with the Hoppe Lab, was awarded the EMF/NIDA Mentored Training Award in Substance Use Disorders Science Dissemination to fund their project: Defining and Addressing Barriers to Buprenorphine Prescribing in Emergency Departments Across a Healthcare System.
Parallels exist between healthcare in COVID-19 units today and military medicine on the battlefields. Kathleen Flarity knows both. The deputy director of the CU Anschutz Center for COMBAT Research shares the risks and remedies for burnout and compassion fatigue.
A new series by Rocky Mountain PBS on youth suicide highlights a recent study in 6 emergency departments across Colorado. The study was conducted through a partnership between Dr. Betz and researchers at the Program for Injury Prevention, Education & Research, the Harvard School of Public Health, and Northeastern University.