Climate Change Physician Champions

Director Linda Rudolph

New Resource! A Physician’s Guide to Climate Change, Health and Equity



Health providers are critical and trusted voices in the conversation about health impacts of climate change and solutions, particularly for low income communities and communities of color. The Center for Climate Change and Health has partnered with the California Medical Association Foundation and the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) to build capacity and leverage the health provider voice on climate change and health to create a world of “healthy people, healthy places, healthy planet.”


Health provider champions receive training and curriculum on the health impacts of climate change and actionable solutions for their healthcare settings, communities and the State of California. With training and support, physician champions engage in community and professional presentations, media advocacy (including print, radio and television) and legislative advocacy on a wide variety of climate change and health topics.