Tag Archive for ‘intimate partner violence’
The goals and objectives of the ACS Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Task Force are described, including developing resources to educate surgeons on the signs and consequences of IPV.
The correlation between intimate partner violence (IPV) and firearms are summarized as is the surgeon’s role in both IPV intervention and in advocating for evidence-based legislative solutions regarding access to firearms.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Intimate Partner Violence Task Force and Women in Surgery Committee have updated the Statement on Intimate Partner Violence developed by the Committee on Trauma (COT) in 2014. This revised statement also replaces the COT’s 2000 Statement on Domestic Violence. The Board of Regents approved the statement at its June […]
The legacy of Jeanine Chalabian, MD, a victim of intimate partner violence, and her effect on the author is the focus of this month’s column.
The following statement on intimate partner violence was developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and was approved by the Board of Regents.