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Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A., professor of internal medicine, was selected to receive the 2017 Clinical and Health Services Research Award from the Dean's awards program. The award recognizes outstanding contributions made to the Medical School in clinical or health services research. Heisler will be honored at the annual Dean's Awards Dinner on November 14.

We are announcing available positions for faculty ethicists in our Clinical Ethics Service. This service is hosted by CBSSM and provides the resources to expand and improve existing clinical ethics services across the institution.

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09/20/2017
A study on surgeon influence on double mastectomy co-authored by Sarah Hawley and Reshma Jagsi was recently highlighted in Time Health. This study found that attending surgeons exerted a substantial amount of influence on the likelihood of receipt of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis. Steven Katz was first author of this study.
08/22/2017

A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer consider an aggressive surgery to remove both breasts. The way women generally approach big decisions, combined with their values, affects which breast cancer treatment they think about, the study also found. CBSSM members, Sarah Hawley and Reshma Jagsi, were authors on this study.