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Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM EST
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
All members of America’s Essential Hospitals are encouraged to attend, especially those serving in the following roles: