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Medicine Grand Rounds

Firearms Violence Research and the Practicing Clinician Jahan Fahimi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Violence Topic Steward, Bridges Curriculum, UCSF School of Medicine

Director of Value Improvement, UCSF Health

*Explain the history behind the federal ban on firearms violence research funding

*Compare and contrast firearms violence to other public health challenges in the United States

*Understand why it is critical to not just assess patients for exposure to violence but also screen for access to lethal means

Dr. Jahan Fahimi completed his residency and chief residency in Emergency Medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA, followed by both a research fellowship and faculty appointment at Highland. He joined the faculty at UCSF part-time in 2011 and fulltime in 2015, practicing clinically at the Parnassus campus. Dr. Fahimi’s research interests include studying long-term outcomes after surviving firearms injury, how to address social determinants of health in the emergency department, national trends in emergency department utilization, and novel applications of emergency ultrasound. His firearms research has been previously funded by the Hellman Fellows Fund. Currently, he directs the School of Medicine’s violence curriculum for medical students – a curriculum that ranges from understanding how structural violence impacts health to development of competencies for adequate screening and treatment for various forms of violence.
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Cath Lab Conference

Presentation will be given by Alan Baik M-1179 + Add to calendar