In a new podcast hosted by AHA’s Physician Leadership Forum and Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the director of the employee assistance program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston discusses the organization’s multidisciplinary response team for responding to threats of violence, a resource to patients, families, visitors and employees. For additional podcasts and resources on combatting violence in communities and hospitals, visit www.aha.org/hospitalsagainstviolence.

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