Jefferson Center for Injury Research & Prevention

The Drs. Theresa & Charles Yeo Writing Prize

This annual writing contest of the Eakins Writers’ Workshop, is an invitation for all members of the Jefferson community to engage in the empowering act of writing.

Congratulations to the 2022 Prize Winners

  • First place:  "It Was Only One Bullet..."
    by Mark Chilutti, Assistant Vice President of Development

  • Second place:  "Your Last Shot"
    by Keyur Patel, MD, General Surgery Resident

  • Second place: "One Surgeon's Story of Gun Violence"
    by Adam Frank, MD, Transplant Surgeon

  • Third place: "One Lucky Day"
    by Margaret Kreher, MD, Department of Family & Community Medicine

Please join us for a reception featuring readings by the winners on Thursday, November 17, from 5:30 - 7 pm in the Eakins Lounge at Jefferson Alumni Hall at 10th and Locust on the Center City Campus.

Research Projects

Our projects and collaborations explore the causes of unintentional and intentional injury in society. Topics include:

  • Bike Safety
  • Concussion in Youth Sports
  • Fall Prevention
  • Gun Violence

Evanescent Journal

Evanescent is a literary journal published by JCIRP and dedicated to stories of injury and all its victims.

We seek submissions of high-quality writing on themes realted to injury, including short nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. All submissions will be reviewed by an editorial committee of Jefferson faculty members and students. 

All members of the Jefferson community are welcomed to submit. 

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Contact Us

Jefferson Center for Injury Research & Prevention

Stanton B. Miller, MD, MPH, FACS
Executive Director
Clinical Associate Professor of
Surgery, Emergency Medicine, & Population Health

1015 Walnut Street, Suite 703
Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-503-1016 
215-923-7957 fax