We welcome you to engage with the below resources to learn more about the organizations and themes from the Gun Violence Prevention Forum:

  • For additional information about the role that Health Systems can play, or ways to engage, please visit the Northwell Health Center for Gun Violence Prevention.
  • Visit the Healthcare Learning Collaborative: The Gun Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative for Health Systems and Hospitals is a grassroots initiative that gives healthcare professionals the space to have open dialogue about the impact of gun violence, share best practices, and collectively take action. Many of the largest health systems and hospitals have signed on, representing a substantive portion of the healthcare industry.
  • Integrating Firearm Injury Prevention into Health Care: Please visit this link to download a free copy of the proceedings of a Joint Workshop of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Northwell Health; and PEACE Initiative.
  • Emergency NYC: Dr. Jose Prince reflects on the Netflix Docuseries Emergency NYC, which follows the Northwell Health Trauma team as they navigate the country’s growing healthcare crisis that’s been exacerbated by the exploding gun violence epidemic. Now available to stream on Netflix.
  • Learn more about Soul Box Project: Get involved with this nationwide initiative, and view the powerful 2021 installation of on the National Mall, which aimed to visualize what 200,000 gun violence victims looks like.

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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