Comprised of healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing trauma-informed, patient-centered care to victims of violence, the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) condemns discrimination, racism, and violence in all its forms.
Recent and historical acts of lethal, race-based police brutality—both publicized and not—lay bare that racism is a persistent public health threat to the safety, lives, and well-being of the individuals and communities that experience it.
Condemnation alone, however, is not enough.Read More
Why Race Matters – A letter from IAFN member and Dean of UNLV School of Nursing
Information and Resources
Articles and Publications
Nursing Community Coalition members united in fight against racism and injustice
Police brutality must stop (American Medical Association)
Racism is a public health issue and ‘police brutality must stop,’ medical groups say (CNN)
Health Groups Deem Racism, Police Brutality a Public Health Crisis Amid George Floyd Protests (Newsweek)