Jerome A. Paulson, M.D.
Dr. Paulson is Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Research Professor of Public Health, George Washington University; Medical Director for National & Global Affairs, Child Health Advocacy Institute &
Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health & the Environment
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Paulson has provided factual information to lawyers regarding the potential health impact of natural gas extraction with hydraulic fracturing.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the process of natural gas extraction using high volume, slickwater hydraulic fracturing from long laterals from clustered multi-well pads (AKA unconventional gas extraction)
- Describe some of the toxicants associated with unconventional gas extraction
- List the potential health hazards associated with natural gas extraction with hydraulic fracturing.