Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) at the University of Washington (UW) is a joint program between the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (School of Public Health), the Department of Medicine and the Division of General Internal Medicine (School of Medicine).
The goal of UW OEM is to use evidence-based clinical approaches, cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary training to address regional and emerging occupational and environmental medicine needs.
Our OEM Clinic at Harborview Medical Center has served the occupational medicine needs of the state of Washington and the region since 1981. The clinic works with patients, labor, employers, community groups and others to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries and diseases caused or aggravated by work or community environmental exposures.
Clinic funding comes from Harborview, the state of Washington through Medical Aid and Accident Funds and other sources.
Update on Cardiovascular Risk and Medical Surveillance for Firefighters
January 27, 2022, 12:00-1:30pm Pacific Time, Live Virtual Lecture
Stefano Kales, MD, MPH, Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, Professor, Department of Environmental Health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division Chief, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard University
This Grand Rounds session will start with a presentation by Dr. Stefano Kales on current research in the area of cardiometabolic risk and cardiovascular disease in firefighters. We will then hear from Chief Randy Krause who was instrumental in the development of NFPA 1582, and who will provide a practical update on the medical examination requirements for firefighters.
Participants may register for the single lecture for $39 or the series of 4 lectures for $125. For more information about the lecture series, or to register for the single lecture, visit https://osha.washington.edu/professional-development/course/webomg01-22
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