Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., is 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.  After graduating first in her class from Harvard College, she pursued her medical training at Harvard Medical School, served as a resident in radiation oncology and  fellow in the Center for Ethics at Harvard, and completed her doctorate in Social Policy at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar.  Dr. Jagsi’s medical research focuses on improving the quality of care received by breast cancer patients, both by advancing the ways in which breast cancer is treated with radiation and by advancing the understanding of patient decision-making, cost, and access to appropriate care.  Her social scientific research includes research into issues of bioethics arising from cancer care and research regarding gender issues, including studies of women's representation in the medical profession.  Author of over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including multiple high-impact studies in the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA, her research is actively funded by multiple independent grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Doris Duke Foundation, and other philanthropic foundations.  She has served on the Steering Committee of the AAMC's Group on Women in Medicine in Science and now serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  Frequently invited as a keynote speaker, she has spoken on the subject of gender equity in academic medicine at many dozens of institutions and professional societies, including the National Institutes of Health and the National Academy of Medicine. Her contributions have been recognized with her election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation.