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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 11/11/2022Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 11/11/2022End Time: 9:00 AM
Event Description

A Public Health Approach to Firearm Violence: The Critical Role of the Pediatrician

Presented By
Ruth Abaya, MD, injury prevention program manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health; assistant professor of clinical pediatric division of emergency medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylania

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the role of pediatricians in violence prevention
  • List common risk factors for involvement in firearm violence
  • Describe the components of a public health approach to violence prevention

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at
Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Dr. Abaya
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium (max. 70 people)
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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