Uchenna Anani, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. She completed her medical school training at Howard University College of Medicine in 2012, her pediatric residency training at University of Michigan in 2015, and her fellowship training at Vanderbilt where she also completed her graduate medical education certificate in biomedical ethics in 2018. She joined the core faculty at the Center of Biomedical Ethics and Society in 2020.
Dr. Anani’s clinical and research interests includes studying perinatal counseling, parental and ethical decision-making in the NICU, and end-of-life decision-making through mixed method and qualitative research methodologies. She serves as a faculty member and consultant at the Fetal Center at Vanderbilt (FCAV) where she works with maternal fetal medicine physicians and other subspecialties to provide advance counseling and care for high risk pregnant mothers. She also serves as a clinical instructor for the Foundations of Clinical Care (FCC) Pediatric Ethics clerkship for MS2 students. Dr. Anani continues to mentor and support students and residents with interest in neonatology, perinatology, and medical ethics.