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George Lundberg, MD

Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association; Editor-In-Chief, Scientific Publications, American Medical Association, Chicago.

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The Basis and Practice of Medical Professionalism

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


Duty to Heal vs. Patient Rights

Michael Thaler, MD

Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine; Visiting Scholar, The Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics; Co-Director of San Francisco Health Care Seminars; Past President, Holocaust Center of Northern California.


Doctors and Dragons: Medicine in the Nazi State and Contemporary Lessons

Lord Immanuel Jakobovits

Former Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth of Nations, London, England. Rabbi Jakobovits was the most prominent figure in 20th century Jewish medical ethics.

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Truth Telling, Lying, and Deception in Patient Care

Rabbi David Bleich, PhD

Herbert and Florence Tenzer Professor of Jewish law and Ethics, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York City.


The Utilization of Scientific Data Obtained Through Immoral Experimentation


Various panel discussions.


Panel Discussion on Patient Rights

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.

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Informed Consent and the Physician-Patient Relationship

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


Use of Mood-Modifying Drugs: Healing or Condoning? A Halachic Perspective.