Firearm injuries account for nearly $3 billion in emergency department and inpatient care each year, while firearm-related deaths remain in the third-leading category of injury-related deaths in the US. Firearm-related violence is an urgent public health problem, contributing to injury, disability, and death among adults and children, and burdening the US health care system.
Join the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice in DC on October 17 and 18 for a workshop exploring healthcare systems’ role in preventing firearm-related injury and death. Presentations and discussions will feature
For more information, including the agenda, please visit the meeting page.
What: Workshop on Health Systems Interventions to Prevent Firearm Injuries and Death
When: October 17–18, 2018
Location: NAS Auditorium, 2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418