Rural Emergency Department Firearm Assessment, Screening, and Treatment (FAST) Trial

AFFIRM Research

Supported by:

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

Recipient:

Henry Schwimmer BA, Medical Student, Emory University School of Medicine

Mentors:

Lauren Hudak MD MPH, Jonathan Rupp PhD; Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine

Description:

This phased survey and intervention-based research project will allow
investigators to develop and expand effective screening tools as well as create
tailored interventions to reduce risk among at-risk patients in rural emergency departments.

Notification of Award:

June 2019

Project Period:

July 2019 – June 2020 (one year)

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