Philadelphia Grand Rounds: Where to Go From Here: Firearm Injury Prevention in PA

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Wednesday December 8

4:30 PM  –  6:00 PM

Join the Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia for a multidisciplinary discussion surrounding Firearm Injury Prevention in Pennsylvania. Tune in via Zoom to participate in this winter's Grand Rounds, the Section's quarterly public health lecture.
Register today to reserve your spot!
About the Topic:
As gun sales and gun violence surge in the United States, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia are faced with a burden of increased deaths from gun violence and a state legislature undermining evidence-based efforts to address the crisis.
Join us as we bring together experts to discuss this evolving crisis faced by the Commonwealth. You will hear from policy experts, researchers, practitioners, and community partners as we grapple with a way forward in a politically contentious environment plagued with community violence and suicide.
About the Speakers:
Moderator: Christen Rexing, PhD; Assistant Professor Department of Urban Public Health and Nutrition at La Salle University
Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Program Manager for the Injury Prevention Program at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Elinore Kaufman, MD, MSHP; Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
Michelle Kondo, PhD - Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest
Khalif Mujahid-Ali, Beloved Care Project Founder and CEO
Adam Garber - Executive Director of CeaseFirePA
About Grand Rounds:

The Philadelphia Public Health Grand Rounds series aims to:


•  Foster improved cohesion and connections among members of the public health community in Philadelphia and the surrounding Delaware Valley region,

•  Focus the attention of the public health community on important public health issues that affect our community, and

•  Strengthen capacities to promote and protect health in the city and the region by sharing knowledge about important public health problems and promising opportunities and efforts to address those problems in our area.

About the Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine:

The Section on Public Health & Preventive Medicine creates a forum for deliberating important issues in public health and disease prevention and provides information for improving health policies. 


The Section brings together people from across the Philadelphia region and from diverse perspectives who care about improving health in the region. The Section is chaired by Priya E. Mammen, MD, MPH, FCPP. Visit the Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine website to learn more, become a section member, or past events.

PLEASE NOTE: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia reserves the right to record the virtual experience for marketing or promotional use.