Tyler Van De Voort to give Surgery Grand Rounds on guns in America Feb. 21

Tyler Van De Voort, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “Guns in America: The Surgeon’s Perspective” at Sanford Medical Center – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Van De Voort’s talk are to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of gun violence in the U.S.
  • List obstacles that make firearms research more difficult
  • Give an example of a public health initiative intended to reduce the mortality of gun violence
  • Describe the effects gun violence has on communities and how some populations are disproportionately affected

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Kerri Hjelmstad at 701.777.2589 or kerri.hjelmstad@UND.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.