Our Center offers educational programs and fellowship opportunities for individuals ranging from high school students to mid-career physicians interested in learning how to improve health through climate action.

For more information, contact Skye Flanigan.


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Youth Summit on Climate, Equity, and Health

A week-long program in Boston for high school students to learn how to be climate leaders in their communities through workshops, field-based activities, meetings with scientists, health and policy experts, energy innovators and more.

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Climate Change and Planetary Health Concentration

The Climate Change and Planetary Health concentration at Harvard Chan School will develop your knowledge in the causes and effects of climate change and ecological degradation  while refining public health skills to discover climate crisis solutions. 

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Student Ambassador Program

A year-long program for Harvard Chan students to learn critical skills to become climate and health leaders and understand the potential impacts of climate change on their respective fields of study.

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Climate and Health Research Network

This network brings together faculty, researchers, doctoral and post-doctoral students to catalyze new research collaborations.

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Climate Health Organizing Fellows Program for U.S. health professionals

A 6-month online program for health professionals to further their knowledge of the health equity implications of climate change and develop community organizing skills to create lasting change. The program is run by our Director of Education and Policy, Dr. Gaurab Basu, and Dr. Pedja Stojicic and based on the organizing strategies developed by Dr. Marshall Ganz.

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Climate & Human Health Fellowship for physicians

A two-year fellowship to train physicians to become leaders in climate and human health research, education, communication, and advocacy, offered in partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights.

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Climate Change, Planetary Health, and Medicine

In this course offered through Harvard Medical School, our Director of Education and Policy, Dr. Gaurab Basu, and our Director of Healthcare Solutions, Dr. Caleb Dresser, will teach practicing health professionals how climate change impacts health and how it influences diagnosis, counseling and treatment plans. It will also explore the impacts of climate changes on the health care delivery system itself and how health care professionals can make positive change. May 2-3, 2024.

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The Burke Climate and Health Fellowship

A two-year fellowship program for eligible research fellows, post-doctoral scholars, and early career faculty pursuing scholarly research at the intersection of climate change and global health, based at the Harvard Global Health Institute.

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Health Effects of Climate Change

A 7-week online HarvardX course to learn how climate change impacts health, and strategies to mitigate and adapt to those impacts. This free course is open to the public and led by our former director Dr. Aaron Bernstein.

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Climate Is Health: Educational Resources on Climate and Health

This five-part series for teachers explores the connections between climate change and public health.

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