INSIGHT REACH connects students globally, with a shared interest in learning about Injury and Violence Prevention.

Through a FREE, introductory online program, undergraduate, graduate, and first-year medical students can learn more about injury & violence prevention. The program originated with funding from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

Registration for 2024 INSIGHT REACH is now closed.


  • Cost: Free
  • Location: Online
  • Registration Required: Opens February 5 – April 12, 2024
  • Dates: May 13 – July 12, 2024
  • Course open to Undergraduate, Graduate, and First-year Medical Students
  • Asynchronous Curriculum
  • Nine-week access to introductory Injury and Violence Prevention Research curriculum; Access to HIPRC Injury Prevention Education Modules and recorded materials; and previously recorded INSIGHT lectures.

Completion of the digital curriculum within four weeks’ timeline will result in a Certificate in Injury and Violence Prevention.

Additional opportunities availability to engage with INSIGHT Alumni mentors, Career Coach Mentors, and healthcare professionals.

*Registration is now closed.


Week 1 – Introduction to Injury and Violence Prevention

Week 2 – Introduction to Research Methodology within Injury and Violence Prevention

Week 3—Clinical Application of Injury and Violence Prevention

Week 4—Data to Policy – Research to Action


This is a condensed introductory curriculum offered by our leading experts to provide a glimpse of Injury and Violence Prevention Research. This program was created to be a four-week curriculum that can be completed within an nine-week schedule timeframe. You can expect to dedicate three hours a week to complete the program successfully.

Program Faculty

Chelsea Hicks, PhD, MPH

Pediatric Injury T32 Postdoctoral Fellow (Pediatrics), Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

Keith Hullenaar, PhD, MS

Pediatric Injury T32 Postdoctoral Fellow (Epidemiology), Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center


Registration for REACH will begin February 5-March 29, 2024.

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No, you will have 30 days to complete the self-directed online program and assignments to receive the certificate. You will also have access up to 60 days to view all recorded materials in Mircosoft Teams and our YouTube channel.

Yes, if you complete the injury modules and lecture questionnaires

Yes, you will have limited opportunities to connect with classmates and faculty during scheduled zoom meetings.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer an extension period for this program

Yes, this program is open to– undergraduate, graduate, and medical students globally.

Yes, you will need to have Wi-Fi accessible to view HIPRC’s ZOOM access channel and the online platform.

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