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Date(s) - October 25, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Michael A. McGee, MD, MPH, FACEP

About the Topic

According to the CDC, self reports indicates 1/5 students have been bullied at school or in a physical fight in the last year.  POP Founder Dr. Mike McGee believes that educators, parents, and even students must recognize the pattern of bullying and prevent it before it escalates into something more.  “The bullying culture is now more worrisome because of easy access to firearms and the fear of suicide, mass shootings, or even retaliation.”
  • To learn about bullying as well as the effects of bullying and its consequences.
  • To identify tips for preventing bullying in schools as well as increase comfort and competence in speaking with families about bullying.
  • To provide educators, parents, students with Indiana youth resource information to address bullying, as well as, other crises such as suicidal ideation, domestic abuse, violence, teen pregnacy, etc.
  • Recognize the importance of learning virtual life-saving procedures (Stop the Bleed and Hands-Only CPR)


About the Speaker

Michael A. McGee, MD, MPH, FACEP is a Full Partner with Vituity Emergency Medicine in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, as well as, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CE) of Premier Urgent Care and Occupational Health Center in Chicago Hyde Park.  He graduated from Purdue University w/a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Psychology.  Dr. McGee also has a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Illinois in Chicago, a Medical Doctorate from Rush Medical College in Chicago, and completed his Internship and Residency in the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York University (NYU) / Bellevue Hospital Medical Center in New York, NY.

Dr. McGee recently became the National Chair of the National Medical Association’s Council on Violence Prevention.  He is also the Chair of the Firearm Violence and Injury Prevention Committee of the ACEP Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity (DIHE) Section for the American College of Emergency Physicians, as well as, the National Chair for the Violence Prevention Action Committee for 100 Black Men of America.   In 2020, Dr. McGee received special recognition for his work with Firearm Violence which included: The National Medical Association, EM Section, Tamara O’Neal, MD Social Justice Award; Vituity Dr. Wes Curry Award in Social Justice; February Healthcare Hero Recognition Award by Vituity; and the Rush Medical College Black History Month Graduate Spotlight.  In 2021, he received ACEP’s Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award.  Dr. McGee is also the Founder of a Violence Prevention Nonprofit Organization called Project Outreach and Prevent (POP) on Teen Violence, Inc.  In 2022, Dr. McGee won the IHEART Media Brilliantly Black Business Award.