Firearm Injuries and Recidivism at St. Louis Level I Trauma Hospitals

AFFIRM Research

Supported by:

The American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine (AFFIRM) and the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF)

Recipient:

Kristen Mueller MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington University-St Louis

Description:

This work will estimate the region-wide characteristics of patients with firearm injuries who present to level I trauma hospitals for acute medical care, and will delineate patients at highest risk for recidivism through development of novel predictive modeling of firearm injury recidivism.

Notification of Award:

June 2019

Project Period:

July 2019 – June 2021 (two years)

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