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Virtual Grand Rounds: The Epidemic of Gun Violence in the United States: How health professionals can make a difference

Silver Hill Hospital
During the presentation, Joanna Katzman, MD, MSPH discusses the epidemiology of gun violence in the US. In addition, she will cover the fact that health professionals are trusted messengers regarding their ability to communicate to patients about gun safety. The presentation includes a discussion around: Domestic violence/intimate partner violence and gun suicides as the leading sources of gun-related deaths in the US, mass shootings and their relationship to domestic-related incident(s), as well as safe gun storage locks and extreme risk protection orders (red flag laws). Dr. Katzman provides resources for health professionals to get more information as well.