2019 AVA Global Health Summit

The 2019 Academy on Violence and Abuse Global Health Summit will take place on October 3 – 4, 2019 in St. Paul, Minnesota at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Featured Speakers

  • Vincent J. Felitti, MD – “Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Their Relationship to Adult Well-being, Addiction, Disease, and Premature Death”
  • Brigid McCaw, MD – “Transforming the Healthcare Response to IPV: Learnings from a 25 Year Journey”
  • Pete Singer, Founding Director of Care in Action Minnesota – “What Brought You Here: How Life Shows Us the Path to Hope”
  • Jane Stevens, Founder/Editor ACEs Connection Network – “Origins of ACEs Connection and the Future”
  • AVA President, Victor Vieth, JD, – “Working with Molly: A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Parents Using Corporal Punishment Because of their Religious Beliefs”
  • Hennepin Healthcare Trauma-Informed Care (Sam Simmons, Syl Jones, Olivia Mastry, Kriti Prasad) – “Historical trauma/TIC healthcare system integration”
  • Megan Gerber, LeAnn Bruce, Jessica Keith – “Veterans Health Administration Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program: Development, Spread and Evaluation”
  • Dave Corwin, MD – “Challenges and development in the violence and abuse field: historical perspective”
  • AVA Board Chair, Randy Alexander, MD; Ellen Chiocca, PhD, Deana Lashley, DO – “No Hit Zones”
  • Martina Jelley, MD/Ellen Goldstein, PhD – “Development and Future Plans of the Trauma Informed Healthcare Education and Research Collaborative”

Accreditation Statement

The Texas Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. TAFP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.67 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Register online


October 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am
October 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
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Academy on Violence and Abuse


Mitchell Hamline School of Law
875 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105 United States
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