Final Agenda of the 2021 Gun Violence Prevention Forum, which took place virtually on December 15, 2021.

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The Gun Violence Prevention Forum

December 15, 2021 | Virtual

Main Stage Session

11:00 am ET

Why We're Here [video]

Michael Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health

11:05 am ET

Welcome & Introduction [video]

David Battinelli, MD, Senior Vice President, Northwell Health

11:10 am ET

Remarks from the Biden-Harris Administration on Gun Violence Prevention [video]

Ambassador Susan Rice, Domestic Policy Advisor, The White House

11:20 am ET

The Power of the Purse: Using Funding to Drive Action [video]

James Mercy, PhD, Director, Division of Violence Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Joseph Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS, Director, Emergency General Surgery; Associate Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Moderator: Chethan Sathya, MD, MSc, Trauma Surgeon & Director, Center for Gun Violence Prevention, Northwell Health

11:45 am ET

Preventing Firearm Injury through a Public Health Approach: A Call for Common Purpose from the Lone Star State [video]

Jim R. Ross, Mayor, City of Arlington, Texas

11:50 am ET

Message from the Next Generation [video]

Student Leaders from Baldwin High School Government & Law Academy

11:55 am ET

A Roadmap for Health Systems [video]

Michael Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health
A. Marc Harrison, MD, President & CEO, Intermountain Healthcare
Moderator: Fatimah Loren Dreier, Executive Director, Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI)

12:20 pm ET

Cross-Sector Learnings & The Power of Partnership [video]

Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi
Rev. Michael McBride, Executive Director, LIVE FREE USA
Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Former DC Chief of Police, Philadelphia Police Commissioner, & Co-Chair of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing
Moderator: Errol Louis, “Inside City Hall” Host, Spectrum News NY1

12:45 pm ET

The Human Impact of Gun Violence [video]

Julvonnia McDowell, Gun Violence Survivor & Advocate

12:55 pm ET

Closing Remarks [video]

Michael Dowling, President & CEO, Northwell Health

Interactive Networking & Roundtable Discussions

1:00 pm ET

Interactive Networking & Roundtable Discussions

  • Mobilizing our Organizations at All Levels
  • Funding for Community- and Hospital-based Interventions
  • Point of Care Interventions
  • Collaborating with Law Enforcement

* tentatively confirmed