Welcome to the Firearm & Injury Center at Penn (FICAP)
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Check back soon for a podcast of FICAP's Provost event featuring Adrian Raine!

Click here for a summary of the recommendations made by the National Research Collaborative on Firearm Violence, published in Injury Prevention April 2007.

The new PIRIS video is up on the PIRIS website! Click here to view the video.

Click here for a transcript of FICAP Program Director, C. William Schwab's testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about the emergency care crisis

Click here for a transcript of FICAP Associate, Susan Sorenson's testimony before the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

FICAP collaborates on the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center (PCVPC)

FICAP collaborates on Pennsylvania Injury Reporting and Intervention System (PIRIS)

 
The mission of FICAP is to create safer communities through the systematic reduction of injury and its repercussions to the individual, family, and society. FICAP seeks to achieve its mission by stimulating firearm and injury research, supporting efforts to translate research findings into practice, and broadly disseminating information to policymakers.
 
The Firearm & Injury Center at Penn, founded in 1997, was established in the Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. FICAP is a unique collaboration among healthcare professionals, researchers and communities to address the magnitude and impact of firearm injury and violence.  
 
Center funding provided by the Joyce Foundation.
Other program funding is listed under the research section of this website.
 

For information on donating to FICAP,
please contact us at: (215) 615-0161 or ficap@uphs.upenn.edu

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