Arianne Teherani, PhD is Professor of Medicine, Director of Program Evaluation and Education Continuous Quality Improvement for UCSF School of Medicine, and Founding Co-Director University of California, Center for Climate Health and Equity. Arianne’s research has informed global conversations, research, and policies on equity and social justice in education and education for climate change and health. Arianne’s research into how educational disparities are perpetuated by learning environment practices has shifted how medical schools thinks about and act on inequities. She leads studies on interventions aimed at creating equity and she has developed an evidence-based model for equitable assessment in the clinical setting. Additionally, Arianne’s research has positioned education as a core solution to the climate change and health crisis and has established globally utilized competencies, knowledge, and practice. She examines the outcomes of successful endeavors to train practicing clinicians to educate their students and patients about climate-health impacts and climate justice. Arianne has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and work has been featured in venues such as National Public Radio, KTVU, Market Watch, and the Huffington Post. She was therecipient of the UCSF Faculty Sustainability Award and the UC Sustainability Champion Award. Arianne was named the Faculty Climate Action Champion - an award given to one faculty member at each University of California campus in recognition of their contribution to the mission of sustainability.