Declaration calling for family doctors of the world to act on planetary health (3)

23 April, 2019

Re the damage we cause with our air travel (referred to in Stewart Britten's posting), this graph changed my travel habits forever as an entitled academician -- air travel CRUSHES all other planetary insults:


Erica Frank, MD, MPH

Professor + Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia

Founder + President,

Principal Investigator, Healthy Doc = Healthy Patient

Research Director, Annenberg Physician Training Program

HIFA profile: Erica Frank is the Founder and President of, the world's first portal to free, accredited higher education, now being used in 193 (of 195) countries, and offering the world's first free degree (a Master's degree in Public Health), as well as a MedSchoolInABox that includes Graduate Medical Education. Erica is Professor and Canada Research Chair of Preventive Medicine and Population Health at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and is a physician specializing in preventive medicine. Her research established the strong and consistent influence of clinicians' health habits on their patients. She was Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Preventive Medicine (1994-1999), and the 2008 President of the Nobel Peace Prize winning (1985 and 2017) Physicians for Social Responsibility. erica.frank AT