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Andrew Barnosky has recently been chosen as the President-Elect of the Washtenaw County Medical Society.  This is a significant honor and a wonderful venue for a thoughtful and dedicated academic c

James Burke was selected as the Gilbert S. Omenn Fellow by the National Academy of Medicine.

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Stephanie Kukora won a Faculty Award for Clinical Investigation/Health Services Research at the 26th Annual Pediatric Research Symposium for her work on prenatal counseling: Prognostic Failure and Decisional Mismatch in Antenatal Neonatology Consultation.

Jeff Kullgren recently received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to carry out a national survey to examine the extent to which consumers who are in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) engage in behaviors that help them optimize value. The goal of the project is to inform policymakers, payers, health systems, providers and consumers about the frequency and perceived effects of value-promoting consumer behaviors in HDHPs. Visit this link to learn more!

A number of CBSSM faculty spoke at the recent Michigan State Medical Society Conference on Neonatal and Pediatric Ethics on November 13-14 in Ann Arbor

    Welcome and Opening & Closing Remarks:  Lauren B. Smith, MD, Chair, MSMS Committee on Bioethics
    “What’s New at the Margin of Viability?”  Naomi Laventhal, MD, MA, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Brandon Neonatal Intensive Care, C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital
    “Elective Operations in Children” Christian J. Vercler, MD, MA, Clinical Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery; Co-Chair, Pediatric & Adult Ethics Committees; and Co-Director, Clinical Ethics Program, CBSSM
    “Harms of Newborn Screening: Fact or Fiction?” Beth A. Tarini, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

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