Dec
9
Wed
LEGISLATING GENETIC TESTING: IS KNOWLEDGE POWER? @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

THE 24th ANNUAL ELLEN P. HERMANSON MEMORIAL SYMPOSIUM
LEGISLATING GENETIC TESTING:

IS KNOWLEDGE POWER?
A mock legislative hearing will address whether our nation’s healthcare system can – and should – do more to empower Americans
with knowledge about their genetic predisposition to cancer.

“Legislative Panel”

Hon. Barbara Jaffe, NYS Supreme Court, JALBCA Board of Directors
Hon. Keith Powers, Member, New York City Council and Committee on Health
Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman, Presiding Justice, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department
Erika Stallings, Esq., BRCA awareness advocate and attorney, Facebook Music

“Testifying Witnesses”

Patrick J. Burke, Esq., Partner, Chair of Data Technology & Cybersecurity Group, Phillips Nizer LLP

Kristen C. Kim, Esq., Associate General Counsel, Chief Regulatory Counsel,

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterFinal JALBCA 2020 Symposium Flyer – Legislating Genetic Testing

Anya Prince, MPP, JD, Associate Professor of Law, Iowa College of Law, and

Member of the University of Iowa Genetics Cluster
Kathryn M. Rattigan, Esq., Associate, Robinson + Cole LLP
Lisa A. Schlager, Vice President of Community Affairs & Public Policy,

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

Julia A. Smith, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center, Assistant Clinical
Professor, Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Fran Visco, JD, President, National Breast Cancer Coalition

Sponsors: The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, The Bench and Bar of the SDNY
Supporting Organizations: SHARE, The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
Symposium Co-Chairs: Desirée Ripo, Esq., Erika Stallings, Esq., Virginia K. Trunkes, Esq.
2 credits of CLE pending (1.5 credit in Areas of Professional Practice; .5 credit in Ethics and Professionalism)
Open to the public without charge. Registration required at https://jalbca24symposium.eventbrite.com

 

Dec
15
Tue
Diversity Round Table @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Diversity Round Table

DIVERSITY COMMITTEE
ROUND TABLE
DECEMBER 15TH, 2020
6PM – 7PM
VIA ZOOM
ALL MATERIAL WILL BE PROVIDED

This is a SAFE Discussion Space
This Month’s Discussion:
Talking about Race

MEMBERS ONLY

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