November 16 Nov 16
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Friday Fri

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Firearm Violence and its Prevention

Fred Rivara, MD, MPH - University of Washington

The Richard E. Behrman, MD, Endowed Lectureship in Pediatrics presents a discussion on the magnitude of firearm violence in the United States.

Session Description:

This presentation will discuss the magnitude of firearm violence in the United States, discuss the different components of this violence, and discuss methods for prevention, including action by physicians.

Education goals for this session:

  • Inform the audience on the magnitude of the problem
  • Describe the association between presence of guns and risk of violent death
  • Discuss strategies for prevention
  • Have the audience understand what they can do in their practice to reduce firearm violence


LPCH West, Auditorium
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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LPCH West, Auditorium

725 Welch Road
Palo Alto CA, 94304
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Fred Rivara, MD, MPH

Seattle Children’s Guild Endowed Chair in Pediatrics

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Core faculty, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center

University of Washington

CME Credit


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency.  The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: