“Will You Do Me a Favor?”

On November 26th Medical Ethics joined with Stern College Dramatics Society to open up an open discussion on physician-assisted suicide. Two students from SCDS, Elka Weisenberg and Chezky Friedman, performed scenes in order to help the audience visualize the...

Medical Ethics Shabbaton Hosts Dr. Moshe Cohn

On March 16-17, 2018 the Medical Ethics Society was privileged to host Dr. Moshe Cohn of NYU Langone at the Beren Campus. Dr. Moshe Cohn led an intense and intimate discussion among the student entitled, “A Matter of Life or Death: A Jewish Approach to Discussing and...

Rabbi Dr. Howard Apfel Q&A

Two weeks ago, the Medical Halacha Committee hosted a Question Answer session with Rabbi Dr. Howard Apfel. Rabbi Apfel is both a pediatric cardiologist at Columbia, as well as a Rebbi at Torat Shraaga. With more than 75 attendees, Rabbi Apfel tackled a full range of...

Humanity’s Oldest Rival

Date: Sunday, December 4th Time: 9AM- 1PM Place: Furst 501, 155 W 185th St., NY (Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus) Title: Humanity’s Oldest Rival: Infectious Diseases: Then, Now, and Beyond On the first panel, Dr. Nancy Tomes, a distinguished professor of...