National Academy of Medicine

Health Systems Have a Role in Preventing Firearm Injury

  Every day in the United States, health professionals confront the effects of firearm injury. In emergency rooms, trauma centers, ambulator
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Third Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academi
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Expulsion and Suspension in Early Education as Matters of Social Justice and Health Equity

Scientists have a central role in addressing the challenges that face society. The primary purpose of research
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Health and Medical Response to Active Shooter and Bombing Events

TW: gun violence Introduction Terrorist attacks, including mass shootings and bombings, have dramatic physical and emotional impact on a
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Inaugural DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge: A Summary

In 2013, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in collaboration with faculty and students from Georgetown University (GU), laun
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Safe Summer Parks Programs Reduce Violence and Improve Health in Los Angeles County

In Los Angeles County, California, a promising new model for violence prevention and health promoti
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Violence Prevention: Moving from Evidence to Implementation

The purpose of this discussion paper is twofold: to identify progress in the use of evidence-based violence prevention progr
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Elder Abuse and the Contagion of Violence: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Elder abuse is a global public health and human rights issue. Elder abuse includes physical, sexual, and emotional ab
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