Forging New Frontiers:
"Meeting the New Challenges in
Childhood Injury Prevention"
November 8-10, 2013
Embassy Suites, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Friday Keynote Speaker:
Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH
Director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research at
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Author of
“Reducing Gun Violence in America:
Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis”
Saturday Keynote Speaker:
David J. Schonfeld, MD
Pediatrician-in-Chief, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine
Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

18th Annual
Injury Free Coalition for Kids Conference

CHES and CME Credits will be offered!

Don’t miss this event:

  • Physicians & Nurses
  • Residents, Physicians In Training, & Medical Students
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Community Leaders
  • Educators
  • EMS Personnel
  • Law Enforcement
  • Fire Fighters

Abstracts Accepted Starting March 21, 2013

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Forging New Frontiers Conference History

Forging New Frontiers, the annual conference of Injury Free Coalition for Kids, is the premier injury prevention meeting to foster collaborative research, develop best practices and address challenges in the field of injury prevention. The objectives of the 2013 Annual Conference are to provide attendees with an opportunity to:

  • Study and encourage research in the field of injury prevention.
  • Learn about designing, planning and building healthy communities.
  • Share and explore challenges and successes in community-based injury prevention programming with a goal of helping trauma centers develop and improve injury prevention programs.
  • Share information about innovative injury prevention best practices.
  • Describe how trauma centers can develop and evaluate community-based injury prevention programs.
  • Identify opportunities for multi-city projects and research as well as opportunities to learn more about translating research into practice in minority and resource-limited communities.
  • Provide attendees with the opportunity to revitalize their creative energies in order to continue to innovate and sustain healthy communities.

Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale
1100 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and The Injury Free Coalition for Kids. Cincinnati Children's is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.