Patrick Carter, M.D
Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Health

Patrick Carter, M.D., is an emergency physician at Michigan Medicine, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and of Health Behavior & Health Education at the School of Public Health, and co-director of the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention. He is also part of the leadership team for the Firearm Safety among Children and Teens (FACTS) Consortium, funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Patrick Carter
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Health Lab
Gun deaths among children and teens have soared
Over the past decade there's been an 87% increase in firearm-involved fatalities among children and teens in the U.S. But there are also strategies and tools to stop and reverse this troubling trend.
teenager cupboard drawer gun with picture in yellow and black
Health Lab
Most school shooters get guns from home – and more weapons are there since the pandemic
Data shows most school shooters get their guns from home, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of firearms in households with teens has increased.