December 10, 2020 | Virtual Summit
The Gun Violence Prevention Forum 2020

The Gun Violence Prevention Forum is an urgent, invitation-only convening of senior healthcare leaders, clinicians, and administrators – including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Operating Officers and Chief Nursing Officers – along with healthcare industry Corporations, Researchers, Associations and Think Tanks, coming together for the first time ever to drive actionable outcomes and elevate the national conversation around gun violence as a public health emergency.

The Gun Violence Prevention Forum
Now is the time for us to
use our collective voice.

This ground-breaking and action-oriented public health summit is focused on mobilizing collective efforts within the healthcare industry.

Hosted by Northwell Health’s CEO Michael Dowling, this year’s event will feature a variety of key discussions across the most timely issues of the moment, focusing on: Public Policy, Advocacy, and the Role of Government, Gun Violence Prevention in Communities of Color, Corporate America and Finding a Middle Ground, How Healthcare Systems Can Partner to Drive Results, and more.

Participants will engage around one simple yet audacious goal – to raise our collective voices and catalyze action to enact needed systems change.

View highlights from the 2019 Gun Violence Prevention Forum

Featured Speakers
The powerful 2020 lineup of global speakers includes:

Michael R. Bloomberg

Co-founder, Everytown for Gun Safety
Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords


Michael Dowling

President & Chief Executive Officer
Northwell Health

Lloyd Dean

Chief Executive Officer
CommonSpirit Health

Sen. Chris Murphy

United States Senator

Erica Ford

Chief Executive Officer
LIFE Camp, Inc

Representative Brian Fitzpatrick

United States Congressman,
Pennsylvania's First District

Michael S. Harrison

Police Commissioner
Baltimore Police Department

Anna Walker

Vice President of Public Affairs
Levi Strauss & Co.

Andre Campbell, MD, FACS, FACP, FCCM

Trauma Surgeon, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Surgery & Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Peter L. Slavin, MD

Professor of Health Policy,
Harvard Medical School;
Massachusetts General Hospital

Shannon Watts

Moms Demand Action

David Szuchman

SVP, Head of Global Financial Crime & Customer Protection

Errol Louis

Inside City Hall Host
Spectrum News NY1

Thomas Jackiewicz

University of Chicago Medical Center

Kelly Sampson

Senior Counsel & Director of Racial Justice

John Feinblatt

Everytown for Gun Safety

December 10, 2020 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm ET

Virtual Summit

The Gun Violence Prevention Forum 2020 will be hosted as a virtual summit, taking place on December 10, 2020, from 11:00am – 2:00pm ET.

Our audience of leaders from Clinical & Administrative Healthcare, Research & Academia, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Corporate & the Private Sector, Community & Advocacy Groups, and Prominent Members of the GVP Community will convene for a half-day digital event, with a mix of main stage content, interactive discussions, and networking.

The inaugural Gun Violence Prevention Forum led to the creation of the Center for Gun Violence Prevention—an initiative that calls for the critical need to implement evidence-based firearm injury and mortality prevention strategies in health care, especially within at-risk communities.

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