Session Details

Leadership Insights: It Takes a Village—Partnering for Success to Prevent Gun Violence

Tuesday, March 21

3:15–4:15 p.m.

Gun violence rates have steadily increased throughout the United States, and hospitals and health systems are at the center of treatment and recovery for many individuals and communities. As a result, healthcare leaders have a unique and important role to play in gun violence prevention, but they cannot do it alone. Partnerships with public health agencies, researchers and community-based organizations are critical in tackling this issue holistically. This session will feature leading experts and stakeholders in this space as they share best practices in leveraging cross-sector partnerships to interrupt the cycle of gun violence and create safer, healthier communities for all.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current efforts to prevent gun violence throughout the United States.
  • Identify approaches that healthcare organizations can take to interrupt the cycle of gun violence.

Presented By

Chethan Sathya, MD

Chethan Sathya, MD

Director | Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery and Pediatrics

Northwell Health Center for Gun Violence Prevention | Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Sandeep Kapoor, MD

Sandeep Kapoor, MD

Assistant Vice President, Addiction Services

Emergency Medicine Service Line | Northwell Health
Ryan Busse

Ryan Busse

Author, Former Top-performing Firearms Executive