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

The 2nd annual Gun Violence Prevention Forum is an urgent convening of healthcare industry and cross-sector leaders – including Fortune 500 Executives, Clinicians, Researchers, Associations, Think Tanks, and Policymakers – coming together to form strategic alliances, 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

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

Gabby Giffords

Former U.S. Representative; Founder

Michael Dowling

President and Chief Executive Officer
Northwell Health

Lloyd Dean

Chief Executive Officer
CommonSpirit Health

Chris Murphy

United States Senator

Erica Ford

Chief Executive Officer
Life Camp, Inc

Anna Walker

Vice President of Public Affairs
Levi Strauss & Co.

Andre Campbell

Professor of Surgery; Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
UCSF School of Medicine

Peter Slavin

Massachusetts General Hospital

Shannon Watts

Moms Demand Action

David Szuchman

SVP, Head of Global Financial Crime and Customer Protection

Errol Louis

Inside City Hall Host
Spectrum News NY1

Thomas Jackiewicz

University of Chicago Medical Center

Kelly Sampson

Senior Counsel and 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. Guests will receive confirmation details including login instructions upon registration.


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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