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

Previous Featured Speakers
The powerful 2019 lineup of global speakers included:

Michael Dowling

President and Chief Executive Officer
Northwell Health

Dr. Daniel Webster

Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research

Dr. Megan Ranney

Chief Research Officer
AFFIRM Research

John Miller

Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism

Dr. Mark Rosenberg

Former Head of National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
Former CDC

Dr. Tara Narula

Medical Contributor
CBS News

Jeff Oestreicher

Chair, Gun Violence Prevention
NYS American Academy of Pediatrics

Errol Louis

Inside City Hall Host
Spectrum News NY1

Dr. Ruth Waldbaum

Doctors4 GunSafety

Dr. Robert McLean

American College of Physicians

Stephen Mette

Senior Vice Chancellor for UAMS Health and CEO
UAMS Medical Center

Peter Masiakos, MD

Co-Director, MGH Center for Gun Violence Prevention
Massachusetts General Hospital

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 global audience of senior Hospital Leaders, Chief Medical Officers, Academics, Researchers, Policymakers, and Public Health Experts will convene for a half-day digital event, with a mix of main stage content, interactive discussion and networking, and all sessions hosted online via virtual participation/engagement. 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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