Learn from a panel of public health advocates about gun violence prevention and how you can take action against it at “Gun Violence Is a Health Crisis,” a policy forum in Manhattan sponsored by the New York Doctors Coalition.

NYAGV’s Rebecca Fischer will moderate the panel.

Format: Introductory remarks, keynote, policy panel, and break-out groups. Breakfast at registration

Date/time: Saturday, June 23 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location:  NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, 1901 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Suggested donation: $5  Register here.

Speakers include:

  • Nupol Kiazolu, President, Youth Coalition for Black Lives Matter – Greater NY; Founder/ Chief Executive Officer, Vote 2000
  • Jo Anne Simon, Assemblymember, 52nd District, NY State Assembly
  • Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, Vice President, Empire State Medical Association – National Medical Association State Affiliate
  • Rebecca Fischer, Executive Director, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence
  • Ken Kidd, Founding Member, Steering Committee Member, Gays Against Guns
  • Caroline Weinberg, MD, MPH, Interim Executive Director, March for Science
  • Javier Lopez, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Systems Partnerships
    Center for Health Equity, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Angela Montague, LCSW, Associate Director of Social Work, NYC Health + Hospitals / Metropolitan Hospital
  • Jeffrey Oestreicher, MD, FAAP, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine
  • at Hofstra/Northwell
  • Christian Pean, MD, MS, Orthopedic Surgery Resident Physician, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital