33 episodes

On Season 3, we explore how the current watershed era of change cascades into our lives and impacts mental and physical wellbeing. Medicine, science and communities are at a formative moment of recognizing the interplay between our bodies and minds with the shifting landscapes of nature and society. Yet, long-held stigmas and stereotypes persist.

Join our community on Twitter @vumc_insights and watch this feed for new episodes in September. #ListenDNA

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 109 Ratings

On Season 3, we explore how the current watershed era of change cascades into our lives and impacts mental and physical wellbeing. Medicine, science and communities are at a formative moment of recognizing the interplay between our bodies and minds with the shifting landscapes of nature and society. Yet, long-held stigmas and stereotypes persist.

Join our community on Twitter @vumc_insights and watch this feed for new episodes in September. #ListenDNA

    Equity, Energy, Action: The climate opportunity

    Equity, Energy, Action: The climate opportunity

    In this excerpt from a Climate x Health Twitter Spaces live chat experts from Vanderbilt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Philips take an expansive look at the disparities of climate change and its impact on health and well-being now and in the future. Listen in to hear how health and climate are fused and get ideas on how to find sustainability opportunities in medicine, research and business. This conversation was hosted live from the AAMC conference in Nashville.

    • 39 min
    Producer's Cut: Nashville's Opportunity: Eco-Action or Anxiety

    Producer's Cut: Nashville's Opportunity: Eco-Action or Anxiety

    In this excerpt from a Climate x Health Twitter Spaces live chat, experts from Vanderbilt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and others discuss hope and want listeners to be energetic and reject “doomerism” while embracing reality and emphasizing teamwork without ego to accomplish individual and systemic goals. This conversation was hosted live from the AAMC conference in Nashville.

    • 41 min
    How To… DIY Climate Action

    How To… DIY Climate Action

    So you want to start infusing climate best practices into your workflow and ensure climate becomes a part of your protocol or criteria – but how?! Listen in as these Vanderbilt Health non-climate scientist leaders give hands-on, real world ideas that stem from how they pivoted their focus to take on climate change. 

    • 31 min
    How To… Fill In The Knowledge Gap

    How To… Fill In The Knowledge Gap

    The roots of climate change–human-made emissions–and effects of the shifting environment range from microscopic impacts to mega-storms. Physician scientists are assessing how transitions, such as fossil fuel-powered vehicles to EVs, impact health care costs and our health – and whether invisible particles around us have long-term links to cancer. Listen to a Vanderbilt Health pediatric trauma surgeon on how he preps for inevitable forces of nature – be it Mother Nature or human nature.

    • 27 min
    How To… Be A Climate Changemaker

    How To… Be A Climate Changemaker

    Get inspired to forge creative ways to influence people around you, and get some ideas on how to increase your own climate literacy. Vanderbilt Health physicians at various stages of their career explain how they are leading the charge to fuse climate literacy and awareness into their specialties, their clinics and their patients’ lives. 

    • 26 min
    What’s Next? New Pathways For Suicide Prevention

    What’s Next? New Pathways For Suicide Prevention

    We don’t live our lives in healthcare systems. Listen to how three inspiring researchers are building new systems, leveraging technology and influencing policy to alleviate the toll of suicide. 

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

hou756 ,

Well done

This is well edited and produced which makes it an easy podcast to listen to. Please highlight the outstanding work the Autonomic Center at Vanderbilt does. It is so important given the long COVID issues and letting others know what resources there are to help them

healthfanatic100 ,

great podcast!

such a great, informative podcast about problems facing our healthcare system right now. First two episodes have been great! Excited to listen to the rest once they drop

healthnut991 ,

A must listen!!

So great to hear FACTS from true EXPERTS! Digestible and informational!

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