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Summarizes ACS COT advocacy priorities at the local and federal levels and provides updates on firearm injury prevention, Stop the Bleed, and trauma funding.
In partnership with the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, and Western Trauma Association, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) has announced a fully funded two-year on-site fellowship in firearm injury prevention research, July/August 2020–June […]
A comprehensive approach to firearm injury prevention: ACS Committee on Trauma hosts historic summit
The primary objectives and outcomes of the Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention are summarized as is the nine-point ACS plan to address firearm-related violence.
The Chicago Committee on Trauma’s suggested guidelines for meeting the challenges of intimate partner violence and firearm-related violence are described.
An overview of the first Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention hosted by the ACS COT February 10–11 is provided.
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt underscores the College’s commitment to firearm injury prevention and safety and outlines the findings from a recent survey that assessed members’ experience with and attitudes toward firearm ownership.
This article from the ACS Committee on Trauma is an introduction to the feature on gun violence and firearm policy in the U.S.
An overview of the distribution and determinants of gun-related violence in the U.S. is summarized as are firearm-related policy and legislative initiatives.