CleanMed 2013: Creating Healing Environments

May 13, 2013

SF Bay Area PSR wowed its audiences at this year’s CleanMed conference April 24-26 in Boston. Jointly hosted by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Green Health, CleanMed connected and educated more than 900 health care professionals, food service employees, and hospital suppliers from across the nation on sustainability strategies in health care. Healthy Food…

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Leading the Way on Sustainable Food in Hospitals

October 22, 2012

Interview with Jack Henderson, Associate Food Services Director for UCSF Healthy Food in Health Care (HFHC) is a national initiative of Health Care Without Harm. HFHC harnesses the purchasing power and expertise of the health care sector to advance the development of a sustainable food system. SF Bay Area PSR coordinates the Healthy Food in Health…

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Exciting Developments from the National PSR Board

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President has also been a member of the national PSR Board since 1993. Upon returning from the most recent Board meeting in Washington, DC, he shared some exciting developments on the national level that impact the local SF Bay Area chapter: “First, Dr. Catherine Thomasson has been appointed…

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Kaiser Highlights Environmental Health Work

November 17, 2011

On November 8th, Dr. Robert Gould spoke at Northern California Kaiser Permanente’s Environmental Stewardship meeting, which was attended by Kaiser Northern California regional administrators, as well as numerous doctors and other health professionals active on local green teams in their hospitals. Dr. Gould presented at an afternoon break-out session, speaking on the predicted health consequences…

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Food Matters Webinar Series

November 17, 2011

PSR, in collaboration with the American Medical Association, Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), and Kaiser Permanente, presented a free national webinar series for physicians and other health care professionals through the Food Matters Program. SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Robert Gould moderated each of the three webinars. Approximately 80 people attended each webinar, comprised…

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4th Food Med Conference Held in Seattle

November 17, 2011

Food Med, a national conference focused on sustainable foods and the health care sector, was held October 18-19 in Seattle. The meeting is designed to help leaders in the health care sector incorporate sustainable and nutritious food purchasing at their facilities, as well as to offer cost effective strategies that meet the unique needs of…

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