Community Violence

Nov 20, 2018
A shooting yesterday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago left four people dead, including two hospital workers, a police officer and the shooter.
Feb 17, 2021
Allina Health and communities throughout Minnesota yesterday observed the one-week mark of the Feb. 9 attack in the Buffalo Crossroad clinic that killed one person and injured four others.
Aug 17, 2020
Road to Resilience: Discover the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Eastern; 10 – 11 a.m. Central; 8  - 9 a.m. Pacific  Mass violence and trauma each share a common need when it comes to providing access…
Jul 1, 2020
Advancing Racial Equity through Public Health Approaches to Community Violence Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2 - 3 p.m. Eastern; 1 - 2 p.m. Central; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Pacific 
Jun 4, 2020
Detroit Life is Valuable Everyday (DLIVE) was created to address a significant medical issue in its commu-nity: Homicide is the number one cause of death for Detroit residents ages 15 to 34, and violent injury recurrence rates have been reported to be as high as 30 to 45 percent at several trauma…
Nov 19, 2019
Project Ujima at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee helps survivors of youth violence heal. Read more about the 2019 NOVA Award winner and apply for the 2020 award by Monday, Nov. 25.
Oct 18, 2019
The AHA today urged Senate appropriators to support federal funding for research and education to reduce violence in communities.
Oct 3, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today held a field hearing in Chicago on the public health impact of gun violence, the role of research and prevention approaches.
Sep 13, 2019
As cornerstones of your communities, hospital and health system leaders have the unique authority to lead initiatives to reduce the risk for violence and advocate for advancing health.
Aug 16, 2019
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the important role AHA member hospitals and health system leaders play in advocating for the field. This week, I’ll tell you exactly what we’re advocating for when Congress returns in September … and how you can help.