In a episode of the World Class podcast, Stanford medicine and law professor David Studdert discusses gun violence and attitudes toward gun safety.
Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.
Across the country, states with more restrictive firearm laws have significantly fewer pediatric gun deaths than those with lax gun laws.
Researchers found a strong correlation between the density of legal gun sellers — particularly pawnshops — in a state and firearm-related suicide rates.
More than 300 doctors, residents and medical students gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus to support reducing firearms violence in the United States.
The prevalence of suicide by firearm in the U.S. is just one of the many sobering statistics to emerge out of a new investigation of global gun violence.
A group of researchers are trying to answer the question: Are you more or less likely to die if you own a firearm? Their work was recently featured in the Washington Post.
Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.
Struck by the public health aspect of gun violence, more than three dozen Stanford medical and physician assistant students expressed their views to lawmakers.
Is preventing gun violence really the work of clinicians? Yes, argues first-year Stanford medical student Orly Farber.