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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.

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Hawley on being named Associate Director for Training, Education and Career Development at the Rogel Cancer Center!

CBSSM is pleased to share that Dr. Janice Firn has been named a Co-Chief of CBSSM's Education Service. In this role Dr.

CBSSM's January Bioethics Grand Rounds "Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy" panel of experts were mentioned in a recent article "Experts provide 7 key pieces of advice for convincing more people to be vaccinated when they can" by UM Health News. The CBSSM panel included Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD, Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health, Anna Kirkland, JD, PhD, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Abram Wagner, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant, and Professor of Epidemiology, and Susan Woolford, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, who are all cited in the February article.

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