Our mission: A public health approach to solving firearm injury
The collective will of medicine will solve the gun violence epidemic
How the Public Health Approach Can Solve Gun Violence
How Doctors Can Help Prevent Gun Violence
Guns and public health: Applying preventive medicine to a national epidemic
TAKE A STAND.
AFFIRM is the nation’s leading non-partisan network of 40,000+ healthcare professionals, public health experts, and researchers who are committed to reducing gun violence. Our mission is to reduce the American epidemic of firearm injury (over 150,000 injuries and deaths in 2017 alone) with research, evidence-based practice, and community partnerships.
- DRIVE RESEARCH
- DEVELOP EDUCATION
- BUILD COMMUNITY
The American epidemic of gun violence has reached over 7.5 billion people globally
AFFIRM is empowered to represent the collective will of the nation in our efforts to curb the violence. Our mission and vision have been embraced by all who are dedicated to finding and implementing solutions, and continue to inspire and activate people to get involved.
Affirm accepts any supporter from the general public
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Emergency Medicine Technicians
- Medical Students
- Public Health Professionals
- Gun Owners
- Police Officers
- Business Leaders
There are no sidelines.
We are on the frontlines together.
With acts of violence occurring nearly every day across our country, no one is sitting on the sidelines. We’re all on the frontlines together. AFFIRM Nation unites people from all parts of the United States to become a part of the solution. We connect the dots by providing access to education, networks between experts and clinicians, and access to resources for the people who want to make a difference within every community.
Your contribution matters. Together we will solve this and save lives. JOIN US in our mission.