Episodes

June 17, 2021

Diet, health and the environment with Dr. Michael Schien

Join us on this episode, as we’ll help you feel very virtuous by learning how to change your diet (or your patients' diets) to benefit yourself and the planet! Karin, Kaiya and guest GP Michael Schien share some very simple tips for how to reduce your dietary impact on the environment and tips for talking or educating patients about diet, health and the environment.

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May 7, 2021

DEA 20th anniversary episode

Join us as we celebrate DEA's 20th anniversary with Denise Cauchi, John Van Der Kallen and Georgia Brown.

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April 8, 2021

Climate change and sport in Australia with Dr. Martin Rice and Dr. Beau Frigault

In this episode of the podcast, join Beau as he talks with Martin about the impact of climate change on sport in Australia and the role that sport has to play in tackling climate change. The discussion covers the report released by the Climate Council "Game, Set, Match: Calling Time on Climate Inaction". https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/game-set-match-sports-climate-change/

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March 18, 2021

Net Zero Emissions for Australia’s healthcare sector with Dr. Eugenie Kayak

Towards net zero emissions in healthcare The changing climate is exposing our patients and communities to more frequent and intense extreme weather. Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, and healthcare services are vulnerable to a range of risks, including an increase in patient demand and threats to infrastructure, workforce and supply chains. Yet the healthcare sector itself is a significant contributor to climate change through its own carbon footprint, wh…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Sustainable menstrual products

It's an episode all about sustainable menstrual products. What do doctors need to know about them? What are they? Why do people use them? Are they safe? What are the environmental benefits? Can you do pilates with them? We talk all about the important things that doctors need to know about sustainable menstrual products. And one host will take home the title of the 2020 Menstrual Cup Queen! Listener warning: some content within this show may not be appropriate for family listening Resources fr…

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Nov. 16, 2020

Your daily dose of nature with Dr. Dimity Williams and Steven Wells the Gardener

On this episode, we talk about how nature is good for you and your patients! Ever wondered what your daily dose of nature should be? Join us and Dr. Dimity Williams, DEA member, and Steven Wells, a therapeutic horticulturalist, to find out. Think of this episode as an antidote to 2020. We promise you'll finish the episode feeling relaxed, refreshed and eager to get out and about amongst the greenery. Resources: Music: Recording from Wamboin, NSW - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-XuvLjIulU (A…

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Oct. 14, 2020

Body Count with Paddy Manning

Join us as we talk to author Paddy Manning about the book body count - a book about the personal impacts of climate change. This book features many DEA members!! Body Count by Paddy Manning: https://www.simonandschuster.com.au/books/Body-Count/Paddy-Manning/9781925456752 If you have thoughts after listening to this podcast that you'd like to share with us, please email them through to kaiyaaferguson@gmail.com If you've ever connected a patients presentation to climate change or even told a pati…

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Sept. 2, 2020

Medical education and more with Georgia Behrens

Join us as we talk to doctor in training Georgia Behrens about the importance of the youth movement for action on climate change and incorporating the environment and health into medical education. CALLING MEDICAL STUDENTS TO BE PART OF THE 2021 DEA NATIONAL STUDENT COMMITTEE📣 If you are a medical student with a passion for advocacy and the link between the environment and our health, we want to hear from you! Click the links to a) read position descriptions and b) apply through the form 🌻💚 htt…

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Aug. 10, 2020

Healthy Recovery with Professor Haswell

Interested in learning more about why DEA is supporting the call to #TurnOffTheGas? Then join us on this episode as we talk to Professor Melissa Haswell about the health effects of gas! https://turnoffthegas.good.do/turnoffthegas/turnoffthegas/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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July 5, 2020

EPBC Act with Dr Barraclough

In this episode we discuss the review of the Environmental Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act with Dr. Katherine Barraclough Hear about why biodiversity is important for health and how Australia needs to improve environmental law to protect human health. DEA special guests read an open letter that health professionals wrote to the Environment Minister, asking for stronger protection of the environment. Resources: Read the open letter: https://www.dea.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Open…

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June 8, 2020

COVID-19 and air pollution and the organisational review with Dr. Frigault

DEA's first podcast Discussing the new air pollution special interest group, COVID-19 + air pollution and DEA's organisational review. Welcome! Hosts this show: Kaiya Ferguson + Karin English Guests: Beau Frigault Music: www.bensound.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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