Lauren P. Giles, B.A., Elisabeth S. Hayes, M.B.A., and Mark L. Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P.
Dr. Rosenberg is Executive Director of the Task Force for Child Survival and Development. Ms. Giles and Ms. Hayes are, respectively, Program Development Coordinator and Senior Program Associate for the Global Road Safety Program at the Task Force. The Task Force for Child Survival and Development is an independent non-profit organization affiliated with Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
The authors report no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Describe the worldwide road safety epidemic in terms of its human and economic tolls, as well as its impact on global social equity
- Describe the roles of the driver, vehicle and built environment in road safety
- Define populations at high risk for road traffic injuries
- Describe the major factors influencing road crash involvement and crash severity, and key interventions to reduce crash risk.