Perspectives Podcast: Gun Violence Prevention and Health Care

June 22, 2021

GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast takes a deep dive into hospital issues and operations. Each episode examines the perspectives of health care executives while discussing various topics.

Ep. 6 – Gun Violence Prevention and Health Care

GNYHA’s Perspectives podcast continues with an expert look at the role health care providers and institutions can play in firearm injury prevention. GNYHA’s Jenna Mandel-Ricci, Vice President, Regulatory and Professional Affairs, interviews Dr. Alyssa Silver, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and attending physician at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore; and Dr. Noé Romo, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatrics Inpatient Service at Jacobi Medical Center and Medical Director of the Bronx Stand Up to Violence program.

This episode of Perspectives explores the pain and trauma that firearm injuries and the culture of violence around firearms inflicts on patients, their families, and the broader community, and the unique opportunity for health care providers to address gun violence. It also discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to increased gun violence in New York City.

Download Ep. 6 transcript