Update on 3/30/2020 -- Dr. Bonne has been called into work at the hospital due to demand from the surge in coronavirus cases. We will not be holding this event.   


Our speaker below has agreed to give her presentation to us online!  Please mark your calendar to participate in this virtual event 3:30-5:00 PM on Sunday, April 5. We are very excited to transform our event in this way, given the circumstances, so that we can continue to be connected to each other and the work in this very trying time. 

We will be using the Zoom video-conferencing platform to hear from her. If you are not familiar with Zoom, please be in touch with Niki at 570-536-5140. Niki can help you set up and test the technology during business hours Monday through 5 p.m. on Thursday. Click here to see instructions for joining the Zoom meeting. 

At 3:30 on Sunday, 4/5, click here to join the Zoom call: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/626225488  

As a reminder, this event serves as a celebration of our wonderful members; an annual commitment to peacemaking; and, of course, as a way to encourage membership renewal. Please consider showing your support by renewing your membership for 2020.


Dr. Bonne for 2020 Membership Renewal GatheringThe program will feature a talk from Dr. Stephanie Bonne, director of the Hospital Violence Intervention Program with the Rutgers Center on Gun Violence Research, assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and trauma surgeon at University Hospital in Newark. Dr. Bonne completed her medical training at Rosalind Franklin University and her surgical internship and residency at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group in Chicago. She then completed fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. She was retained on the faculty as an Assistant Professor, where she practiced before joining the Faculty at New Jersey Medical School.

Click here for an opinion piece Dr. Bonne wrote about gun violence, from the perspective of a trauma surgeon. 

Sunday, April 5

If you have not sent in your membership yet, click here to renew online!

Program: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Program is free and open to the public, and it includes an opportunity to contribute a 2020 membership.

Click here to join the meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/626225488 

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