Confronting the Burden of Firearm Injury: The Role of Clinicians July 22
DateWed, Jul 22, 2020, 03:30 PM – Wed, Jul 22, 2020, 04:30 PM
Members and Non-members
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
4:30 -5:30 p.m. Eastern; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Central; 1:30 -2:30 p.m. Pacific
Confronting the Burden of Firearm Injury: The Role of Clinicians
Firearm violence is a leading cause of premature death in the United States. According to 2017 CDC data, nearly 40,000 people in the U.S. died from firearm-related injuries. Kaiser Permanente recently announced plans to leverage its deep clinical experience and research capabilities to help tackle this issue.
Attendees Will Learn:
- Populations most at risk of firearm-related deaths
- How violence, firearms and health care intersect
- Steps hospitals and staff can play to mitigate the risk of firearm injury
- Research to identify evidence-based tools health care systems can use to prevent firearm injury and death
David Grossman, M.D.
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Vice President, Value Initiative