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Interpersonal Violence and Hospital-Based Intervention

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Time: 2:00 PM ET

Interpersonal violence (IPV) remains a significant public health issue across the United States. Injuries resulting from acts of violence, or stress resulting from exposure to violence or fear of violence, significantly impact health outcomes and disparities. Many essential hospitals see these effects daily as victims of IPV come through their doors.

The hospital setting, particularly trauma centers and emergency rooms, represents a unique opportunity to engage IPV victims and disrupt the cycle of violence. Participants on this webinar to learned more about the value of hospital-based violence intervention programs, gained resources for implementing such initiatives, and heard from staff at essential hospitals and national organizations that are working in this area.


Thea James, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer; Vice President of Mission; Director of Violence Intervention Advocacy Program
Boston Medical Center

Anne Marks, MPP
Executive Director
Youth ALIVE!

Suggested Participants

All members of America’s Essential Hospitals are encouraged to attend, especially those serving in the following roles:

  • CEO;
  • director of clinical condition;
  • medical contact;
  • nursing contact;
  • emergency room director; and
  • director of quality and safety.
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