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2022 James H. Horner, MD DVP Lecture Written by Victor Carrozza | October 13, 2022 2022 James H. Horner, MD DVP Lecture


Collaborative Approaches to Decreasing Community Violence

Rochelle A. Dicker, MD; Trauma Surgeon, Vice Chair for Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Director; University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Friday, October 28, 2022

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM (lunch will be provided)

UTHSC, Hamilton Eye Institute – Freeman Auditorium

930 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor

Memphis, TN  38163

Activity Overview: James H. Horner was a medical student who died shortly before his expected graduation from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  His medical degree was awarded posthumously in June 1988.  Dr. Horner’s family established this distinguished professorship in his name “to promote education, compassion, and academic excellence in the practice of medicine”.  Join us as we welcome expert speakers who will discuss collaborative approaches to decreasing community violence.


  • An improved understanding and knowledge of the ways to decrease social determinants to reduce violence in both adults and children within our community
  • Become familiar with the resources that are available to physicians and other healthcare professionals that could be utilized as hospital-based violence intervention programs
  • Improved medical practice and performance in terms of strategies and approach for better patient care related to firearm injuries and other forms of violence within the community
  • Understand how to improve patient outcomes by addressing the impact of violence on the patient population within our community and provide resources to curtail and reduce this social determinant of health

Here is the brochure that includes the agenda.

Disclosure Statement:

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence based.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. Any potential conflict of interest or off label use will be disclosed to the audience prior to the activity.

3.5 CME / CEU credits provided

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


There is no cost to attend this lecture.  However, space is limited. 

Registration is available at: https://uthsc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_baehPgNc8CtwDLE