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Rabbi Pinchas Lipner

Founder and Dean, Institute for Jewish Medical Ethics, San Francisco


A Jewish Legal Response to the AIDS Epidemic


Smoking and Other Self-Damage to Health: Patient Rights and Obligations According to Halacha


Physician-Patient Confidentiality: A Halachic View

Dan Michaeli, MD


A Light Unto Nations: Health Care in Israel.


Various panel discussions.


Panel Discussion on Human Experimentation

Kent Gersherngorn, MD


Panel Discussion on Obesity

Lorraine Day, MD

Renowned author and former orthopedic trauma surgeon and Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital


Worker's Risk Patient Risk

Avraham Steinberg, MD

Director, Center for Medical Ethics, Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School; Attending Physician, Department of Pediatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem. Recipient of the Israel Prize.


A Halachic Response on Testing for Breast Cancer/ Panel Discussion on Testing for Breast Cancer.

With: Panel

Stephen A Berger, MD


Treatment of Infectious Disease and Patient Rights.


Ethical Dilemmas in AIDS: A Medical Perspective from Israel

Gray Schoolnik, MD


The Most Difficult Medical Questions Concerning AIDs.

Stanley Prusiner, MD

Winner, 1997 Nobel Prize in Medicine; Professor of Neurology, Virology and Biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine; Recipient, Wolf Prize in Medicine and Albert Lasker Award for Basic Research.

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Prions, Mad Cows, and the Fate of the European Union.

Fred Rosner, MD

Director, Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Assistant Dean and Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York City


Practicing Medicine on the Internet: A Jewish Perspective/ Panel Discussion on Internet Medicine

Rabbi Moshe Tendler, PhD

Professor of Biology and Occupant of the Isaac and Bella Tendler Chair in Jewish Medical Ethics, Yeshiva University, New York City


How Much Risk is Ethical?

Michael C. Fiore, MD


The Medical and Ethical Impact of Tobacco Use: A Challenge to the Doctor-Patient Relationship