Loading Events

UC Davis Health 2023 Sustainability Summit

November 19, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Enjoy breakfast with Wendi Vela and Santana Diaz. Celebrate colleagues receiving “Sustainability Saves” Awards. And more!

UC Davis Health Sustainability Summit

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 13, 2023

(Breakfast is available starting at 7:30 a.m.)

Join us for the first UC Davis Health Sustainability Summit, starting with breakfast with Wendi Vela and Santana Diaz and a look at sustainable best practices in Food and Nutrition Services.

Next, we will celebrate early adopters that have been sustainability trail-blazers for UC Davis Health, including Dr. Nathan Kuppermann, Dr. David Barnes, Barbara Gumnor, Dr. Nina Schloemerkemper, Dr. Andrew Hernandez, and Dr. William Pevec.

We close with a round of 5-minute presentations from individuals leading sustainability across different departments. These short stories of lasting success will be presented by:

1) Implementing reusable isolation gowns, with Virpal Donley, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

2) Expanding sustainability in the Emergency Department, with Rupinder Sandhu and David Barnes, ED

3 ) Tackling greenhouse gases associated with anesthesia, with Dr. Nina Schloemerkemper and Albert Huang

4) Energy reduction in the operating room, with Dan Mendonsa

5) Driving clinical change, with Joleen Lonigan and Barbara Gumnor

6) Breaking new ground in recycling, with Julianna Moore and Tom Ocheltree

7) Expanding your sustainable commuting choices, with Sarah Janus

The UC Davis 2023 Sustainability Summit is created and hosted by sustainability champions Fawn Hutton, Sarah T Janus, Marissa N Barber, William Pevec, Thomas Ocheltree, Mary Ellen Amodeo, Leah Jean M Mejia, and Kristina Cullen.

Registration is free but limited. Reserve your spot now!

Share This Event

  • This event has passed.


November 19, 2023
8:00 am - 10:00 am PST


UC Davis Medical Center, North Addition NAOB Room 1001
4301 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817 United States


UC Davis Health