Aug 27, 2021
The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- the nation's top public health agency -- is speaking out forcefully about gun violence in America, calling it a "serious public health threat."
Oct 22, 2019
"That young man taught me that most of what I thought I knew about gun violence, was actually a myth," says emergency physician and AFFIRM Chief Research Officer Dr. Megan Ranney. In this inspiring talk, she shares what she has learned about what gun violence really is, why public health can work to solve it, her mission to create change.... and 3 steps we all can take to make a difference.
In the latest episode of “Beyond the White Coat,” AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD, chair of the Department of Pathology at Howard University College of Medicine, have a compelling and informative discussion on gun violence as a public health crisis and how the academic medicine community can come together to address prevention.