The path to sustainability: A framework for health systems

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 

Health systems are increasingly recognizing the urgent need to integrate sustainability practices into their operations to combat climate change. As pivotal institutions within communities, hospitals have significant environmental footprints, from energy consumption to waste generation. 

During this panel discussion, health system leaders will share how they're forging a path toward greater sustainability, demonstrating their crucial role in safeguarding both human health and the planet.

Key learnings:
  • How to uncover opportunities for (and organize) major sustainability initiatives
  • How health systems measure progress internally (system-wide) and externally (vendors, utilities, & community)
  • The future of sustainability – where are we going?
  • Obstacles to achieving sustainability success




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Wes Scruggs

VP of Corporate Accounts, Ambu


William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Mayo Collaborative Services/Mayo Clinic Laboratories


Marie Langley, MBA, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer, Desert Valley Medical Group


Ryan Kirane, FACHE

Vice President Supply Chain Services I Sustainability Officer, HonorHealth


Stephen Leffler

President and COO at UVMMC at The University of Vermont Medical Center