Community Violence

May 21, 2018
Three hospitals cared for a dozen victims of the mass shooting May 18 at a high school in Santa Fe, TX, about 30 miles south of Houston. The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston cared for three victims with gunshot wounds, including a critically wounded school resource officer. Clear…
Mar 1, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response will host a March 28 webinar on responding to mass shootings and other “no notice” events. The webinar will feature hospitals that responded to last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. For…
Feb 15, 2018
Broward Health hospitals received 17 patients from a mass shooting yesterday at a high school in Parkland, FL, including two who have died and five who are in life-threatening condition, the health system reported today. Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach was treating nine patients, Broward…
Jan 31, 2018
Modern Healthcare, December 15, 2016: Hoping to reach residents who are often hesitant to seek out professional counseling, Northwestern has partnered with University of Chicago Medicine, which only has a level I pediatric trauma center on its south side campus, to back a program that enlists those who often are sounding boards for the community. Pastors in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood are being trained by a group of Israeli trauma counselors who, having treated victims of terror and war, say gun violence victims are experiencing much of the same psychological effects. View…