Jodi Sherman, MD
Jodi Sherman, MD, is an associate professor of anesthesiology of the Yale School of Medicine, associate professor of epidemiology in environmental health sciences, and faculty in the Yale Center for Climate Change and Health, in the Yale School of Public Health. She is the founding director of the Yale Program on Healthcare Environmental Sustainability and the Medical Director of the Yale-New Haven Health System Center for Sustainable Healthcare.
Dr. Sherman is an internationally recognized researcher in the emerging field of sustainability in clinical care. Her research interest is in life cycle assessment (LCA) of environmental emissions, human health impacts, and economic impacts of drugs, devices, clinical care pathways, and health systems. Her work seeks to establish sustainability metrics, paired with health outcomes and costs, to help guide clinical decision-making and professional behaviors toward more ecologically sustainable practices to improve the quality, safety, and value of clinical care and to protect public health. Dr. Sherman routinely collaborates with environmental engineers, epidemiologists, toxicologists, health economists, health administrators, health professionals, and sustainability professionals.