Med Students for Gun Safety

Every day, 96 people are killed by guns. Gun violence is a public health crisis. Together, we can educate and advocate for evidence-based solutions.

The Med Students for Gun Safety (MSGS) Campaign is a group of health professional students dedicated to advocating for responsible gun ownership and effective federal violence prevention legislation to improve public health. MSGS was recently launched in August 2018 to create a stronger health student force in the national effort for gun violence prevention. Regardless of when MSGS was established, the campaign has already begun to coordinate efforts around the country to end this epidemic. Join us!

Review the resources here to learn more about the epidemic of gun violence. It is important to look at the statistics, barriers to research and legislative hurdles to truly understand the evolution of this public health crisis.

Contact MSGS Chairs to learn how to educate and mobilize others around this issue at your school.

  • Join your local AMSA chapter and connect with other organizations at your institution that are focusing on this issue
  • Apply to join the MSGS Steering Committee
  • Plan educational events related to gun violence prevention

Join all of AMSA in standing with our partner, Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE), on September 17, 2018 on national Stand SAFE Day. Wear custom SAFE scrubs that are free for students, attend educational events, and stand together. Interested? RSVP here and MSGS leadership will be in touch!