Jewish Medical Ethics 2019

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11th International Conference
Program Date(s): 
3:00 PM Thursday May 23, 2019 to 12:00 PM Sunday May 26, 2019
Leaders & Speakers: 
Dr. John D. Loike,
Leanne Matlow,
Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman,
Professor Avraham Steinberg M.D.,
Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann

Past conferences have qualified for 15 CME credits


$200 off the conference fee per person until March 20th, 2019

Use discount code JME200 at registration


Sessions include:

What a Year it was! Advances & Ethical Conundrums 

Vaccination Crisis: Community Responsibilities and Public Policies

Current controversies in Milah- Anaesthesia, Jaundice, Lasers  

Hot topics in Medical Ethics in Israel

Pidyon Haben in the 21st century  

Informing on Criminals: Religious & Secular Challenges  

Bringing Mental Health Empowerment to our Community  

Litigating in secular Court  

Learning to Cope with Anxiety

The Agunah Problem & Its Solutions

Taking Medications, Vitamins and Exercise on Shabbat  

Great debates in Jewish Medical Ethics  

Bioethics Committee: Posthumous Reproduction  

Biological & Spiritual Epigenetics: Controlling Human Behavior 

Why is This Gene Different from all other Genes? The impact of the Human Genome Project on Jewish law –

Halachik Aspects of Commercial DNA Testing  

Screening for BRCA gene: Halachik & Medical issues