3rd International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics 2011

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Program Date(s): 
4:00 AM to 6:00 AM Wednesday Oct 19, 2011
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe, Vermont


The Stowflake Resort and Spa offers complimentary:

  • 9 hole golf course and two tennis courts
  • S eparate swimming hours on Thursday and Saturday night.
  • full sports facility, including squash courts
  • full exercise room
  • Women only exercise room
  • Separate men and women's tranquility rooms
  • Deluxe Spa (this has a fee but medical ethic attendees receive 20% discount) .
  • Daily Nordic Walking outings
  • Stoweflake Hot Air Balloon Festival will be taking place July 8-10
  • Area activities include: bike tours, hot air ballooning, canoeing and kayaking, walking paths and hiking trails
  • For more information about activities and attractions in and around Stow e click here (the link is to http://www.gostowe.com/thingstodo
Leaders & Speakers: 
Dr. Eugene Korn,
Dr. Menachem Kellner

15 CME Credits Available

This event is approved for up to 15 credits by the Centre for Continuing Health Professional Education (CCHPE). The Centre for CCHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools .

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Through a reciprocal agreement between the American Medical Association and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Centre for CCHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University designates this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) up to the maximum number of credit hours noted above.

Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent at the educational activity.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Examining the Meaning of Birchat Refainu
  • Borders and Boundaries for Physicians and other Health Professionals
  • Is there a Problem Receiving and not Donating Organs?
  • Shomer Shabbat Residency: Necessary, Desired, or Unnecessary?
  • Eating Disorders, Depression and Suicidality: Impact on Autonomy
  • Halachik Parameters of Disclosing Medical Information for a Shidduch
  • Designer Babies - Religious Jewish Perspectives
  • and much more