Sean Campbell is an investigative data journalist, adjunct assistant professor in the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and contributor to The Trace. His work has prompted action from members of Congress, change in the CDC, and contributed to policy changes at Twitter.
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How We Reported on Gunshot Victims’ Access to Trauma Care
We mapped 12,000 gunshots to reveal a hole in New York City’s trauma system, and other newsrooms can do the same in their areas.Posted on
Using data on the more than 12,000 shootings recorded by the NYPD in a 9-year-period, we mapped shootings relative to trauma centers and looked at the relationship between fatality and distance to a trauma center. We also looked at how the number of ICU beds in trauma centers nearby victims affected fatality.