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Forging New Frontiers
Keeping All Kids Safe:
Equity in Injury Prevention & Addressing Injuries During COVID
27th Annual Injury Free Coalition for Kids® Conference
December 2-4, 2022 — Ft. Lauderdale Embassy Suites

CME & CHES Credits will be offered!

Don't miss this event:

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

The Injury Free Coalition for Kids is part of the outreach arm of the Center for Injury Science and Prevention of Columbia University in the City of New York.


Forging New Frontiers, the annual conference of the 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 pediatric injury prevention.

The objectives of the 2022 Conference are to provide participants with an opportunity to:

  • Expand knowledge in the field of Injury Prevention.
  • Encourage and disseminate injury prevention research.
  • 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
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Cincinnati Children's and the Injury Free Coalition for Kids at the Columbia Center for Injury Science and Prevention (CCISP), Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Cincinnati Children's is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Cincinnati Children's requires all clinical recommendations to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine and all scientific research referred to, reported or used in support of or justification of patient care recommendations conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Anyone in charge of content will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement prior to the conference and to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest and/or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in his/her presentation and/or commercial contributor(s) of this activity. All planning committee members and/or faculty members were determined to have no conflicts of interest pertaining to this activity.

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