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Honors Seminar Series: Dr. Reshma Jagsi

Taking the Road Less Traveled by: A Former Marshall Scholar’s Path to Combining Bioethics, Social Sciences, and Medicine.
Friday, November 6, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., is the Newman Family Professor and Deputy Chair in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at the University of Michigan. An internationally recognized clinical trialist and health services researcher in the field of breast cancer, Dr. Jagsi has coauthored over 300 publications. She has also devoted a substantial portion of her scholarly effort to investigations regarding bioethics and gender equity in academic medicine. Her investigations of women’s under-representation in senior positions in academic medicine and the mechanisms that must be targeted to promote equity have been funded by multiple large grants from the National Institutes of Health and philanthropic foundations. Frequently invited as a keynote speaker, she has delivered invited talks at over 50 institutions and professional societies, including the AAMC, the NIH, and the National Academy of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences. Active in organized medicine, she has served on the Steering Committee of the AAMC's Group on Women in Medicine in Science, which recently awarded her its Leadership Award. Her work is frequently featured in the popular media, including coverage by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR, and national network nightly news. A fellow of ASCO, ASTRO, and the Hastings Center, her contributions have also been recognized with her election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation. In this interactive lunchtime session, hear her describe her unconventional career, the challenges she has encountered, and advice in an interview with Henry Dyson, followed by the opportunity for open discussion.

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Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: #Honors Program, Honors Program, Office Of National Scholarships And Fellowships (Onsf), Onsf, Scholarships
Source: Happening @ Michigan from LSA Honors Program, Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (ONSF)