b'22BIOGRAPHIESHunter Groninger, MD,is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and Director of Palliative Care at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, both in Washington, DC.He pursues a variety of research interests, currently focusing on virtual reality for symptom management. He is a 2020 American Cancer Society [email protected] Guttmann, MD, MBE,is an Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine and an attending neonatologist in the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Guttmann is committed to improving communication between families of critically ill neonates and providers in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, especially surrounding prognosis and uncertainty. She conducts research aimed at better understanding how doctors communicate with families, and to work towards better communication, better parent experience, and better outcomes for babies and their families. Dr. Guttmann is passionate about improving how families experience NICU hospitalization by improving communication. Dr. Guttmann is a 2022 NPCRC [email protected] Hadler, MD,is an anesthesiologist, intensivist, and palliative care physician at University of Iowa Health Care. Dr. Hadler received a B.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Berlin, Germany, before pursuing her M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a former Fellow at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics and has retained an interest in how historical and cultural precedent impacts medical ethics today. Dr. Hadlers current research focuses on the communication and decision-making processes leading to aggressive interventions in critically and terminally ill [email protected] D. Halpern, MD, PhD,is the John M. Eisenberg Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, and a practicing critical care doctor. He is the founding Director of the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center, which generates evidence to advance policies and practices with the goals of improving the lives of all people affected by serious illness and removing the barriers to health equity that commonly face seriously ill patients. He is also Director of the NIA-funded Penn Roybal P30 Center on Palliative Care in [email protected]'