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The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine TECaN and District V Virtual Neonatal Ethics Conference. This conference will feature leading pediatric and neonatal bioethicists discussing a range of topics relevant to clinical practice including health disparities, parent support, periviability, shared decision-making, trisomy 13 and 18, and research ethics for emerging technologies. Attendees will recognize strategies for interpreting and integrating current neonatal research and ethical frameworks to navigate ethical challenges arising in clinical practice. The conference will take place on April 10, 2021 via Zoom, REGISTER HERE, CME credit is available. The conference is hosted by the University of Michigan Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

Congratulations to CBSSM's Director, Dr. Reshma Jagsi on being awarded the 2021 American Medical Women's Association Woman in Science Award for exceptional contributions to medical science.

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Dr. Melissa Creary discusses how Black and Latino communities are being left behind in the vaccine rollout.


The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the careers of both men and women in the field of oncology, but women especially have been confronted with increased responsibilities at work and home. A JAMA Oncology article by Drs. Bridget Keenan, Reshma Jagsi, and Katherine Van Loon outlines the effects of the pandemic on scholarly activity, career advancement and grant applications, and proposes ways to counteract these effects.

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