March 2020

HAVI logo; caption: The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention
March 27, 2020

Genevieve Kupsky

Firearm violence is a topic that is all too familiar to clinicians who work in the emergency department. In the urban settings in which gunshot wounds are commonplace, they are merely a blip on the radar of inner-city violence. Though interpersonal violence is often dismissed as inevitable among the general public, the CDC now recognizes violence as a preventable public health problem.