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ACS task force and FSC offer online case scenario on IPV

The ACS Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Task Force recently partnered with the ACS Fundamentals of Surgery Curriculum to develop an online case scenario on IPV.

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Chicago Committee on Trauma responds to intimate partner shootings

The Chicago Committee on Trauma’s suggested guidelines for meeting the challenges of intimate partner violence and firearm-related violence are described.

From left: Cecile Noel, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, New York City; Hannah Pennington, Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, New York City; Dr. Pories; Dr. Turner; and Dr. Bass

Addressing intimate partner violence in the surgical community: Is there a need?

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.

Lethal means: The deadly combination of firearms and intimate partner violence

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.

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Revised Statement on Intimate Partner Violence

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 […]

Jeanine Chalabian, MD

A teacher, not forgotten

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.

Statement on intimate partner violence

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.

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