The NEC Society’s director and council members presented at the 5th SIGNEC UK meeting held in London. To learn more visit www.SIGNEC.org
The NEC Society teams up with UC Davis to launch a probiotic quality improvement (QI) project! Learn more: https://necsociety.org/low-cost-nec-qi/
NEC Society leadership committee member Julie Cavellini represented the organization and exhibited at the 2017 Summit.
NEC Society founder and director, Jennifer Canvasser, led a plenary session highlighting the importance of patient-family centered care in the NICU and how neonatal nurses can partner with NICU parents.
The NEC Society participated in this invitation-only meeting held in Washington D.C., representing the voice of NICU families and babies impacted by necrotizing enterocolitis.
NEC Society founder and director, Jennifer Canvasser, led a plenary session highlighting how human milk is medicine for fragile infants at risk of necrotizing enterocolitis, from a mother’s perspective.
2017 NEC Symposium: a Transdisciplinary Approach to Improved Outcomes
The NEC Society hosted the first meeting in North America specifically focused on improved outcomes of necrotizing enterocolitis. The 2017 NEC Symposium was made possible by a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Award, the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and our incredible community of supporters. Please click here to see the full executive summary of the 2017 NEC Symposium.
The NEC Society launches the NEC Society Research Collaborative: a collaborative committed to improving the prevention and treatment of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis by bringing together multidisciplinary investigators to conduct novel research as one collective team. The Research Collaborative values the patient-family voice in the development, implementation, and analysis of its projects.
NEC Society founder and director, Jennifer Canvasser, served on the panel discussion: Perinatal Loss and Palliative Care Perspectives
The NEC Society and Best for Babes Foundation hosted the 3rd annual – international – Miracle Milk Stroll to raise awareness, funds and human milk donation to ensure all premature infants receive the #MiracleMilk they need to reduce their risks of necrotizing enterocolitis.
Perinatal Palliative Care Symposium
NEC Society founder and director, Jennifer Canvasser, presented: A Mother’s Perspective: how palliative care allowed me to place my son first
Addressing the Special Needs of a Diverse NICU Parent Population, Jennifer Canvasser, NEC Society Founder and Director, served in this panel discussion.
Presented by the NEC Society’s Founder, Jennifer Canvasser: Nonprofit Collaboration: Building Partnerships to Enhance Your Effectiveness
The NEC Society has been approved for a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support: Necrotizing Enterocolitis Symposium: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Improved NEC Outcomes. The conference will be held in northern California in spring 2017. More info here.
The NEC Society and Best for Babes Foundation held the second annual Miracle Milk Stroll to ensure all fragile infants receive the #MiracleMilk they need to reduce their risks of necrotizing enterocolitis.
The NEC Society’s abstract, “International Survey of Parental Perspectives of NEC Communication” was presented at the PAS annual meeting in San Diego, CA.
Presentation by NEC Society Founder Jennifer Canvasser at the Hot Topics conference in Washington, DC.
Poster abstract “Perspectives from parents of infants impacted by NEC: NEC communication in the NICU” presented at the Hot Topics conference in Washington, DC.
Poster abstract “Perspectives from parents of infants impacted by NEC: NEC communication in the NICU” presented at the VON Conference in Chicago.
The NEC Society and the Best for Babes Foundation established the first Miracle Milk Stroll to raise awareness, funds and human milk donations to ensure all premature infants receive the #MiracleMilk they need to reduce their risks of NEC.