TITLE

Are international medical conferences an outdated luxury the planet can't afford? NO

AUTHOR(S)
Drife, James Owen
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/28/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7659, p1467
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses why medical conferences are essential despite their environmental impact. He suggests that eliminating conferences will not have a noticeable impact on the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere and would not serve as a viable example of environmental behavior to the public. He stresses the important of face-to-face communication with colleagues at conferences and suggests medical conferences be reorganized.
ACCESSION #
33011385

 

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