Tag Archives: Medical Ethics

Taking Control

Medical Ethics Kollel Yom Rishon to Discuss Ethical and Halachic Implications of BRCA Screening and Elective Egg Freezing On Sunday, February 15, Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society, Center for the Jewish Future, Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon and Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon will partner to present a two-part program, “Taking Control: Ethical and

Genomics and Jewish Identity

Feb. 13 Student Medical Ethics Society Conference to Explore Genetics from Halakhik, Ethical and Scientific Perspectives Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting a half-day conference on Sunday, February 13, entitled Genomics and Jewish Identity at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference will provide participants with a

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Jewish Approaches to Mental Health

Over 500 Attend Student-Run Medical Ethics Conference Exploring Mental Health from Medical, Halachic Perspectives More than 500 students, faculty, alumni and guests attended this year’s Medical Ethics Conference on Sunday, October 31, at Yeshiva University’s Washington Heights Wilf Campus. The conference, titled “A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health”—organized by the YU Student Medical

A Beautiful Mind

Student Medical Ethics Conference to Explore Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Oct. 31 Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting its fifth annual conference, entitled A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New

Student Medical Ethics Conference to Explore Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Oct. 31

Yeshiva University’s Student Medical Ethics Society (MES) will be hosting its fifth annual conference, entitled A Beautiful Mind: Jewish Approaches to Mental Health on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY. The conference is sponsored through the generous support of Rabbi Dovid and Mrs. Anita Fuld.

February is Bone-Marrow Awareness Month on Campus as Medical Ethics Society Goes All Out to Recruit Donors

After their tremendously successful bone marrow drives last year, the Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society has dedicated February as Bone-Marrow Awareness Month—or B.A.M!!!—on campus. Throughout the month, the group will hold drives to recruit new donors to the Gift of Life registry and raise awareness about medical issues and Halacha [Jewish law].

Student Medical Ethics Society Holds Conference on the Sanctity of Life

The annual Yeshiva University Student Medical Ethics Society conference, held on September 14, focused on gaining greater understanding of the sanctity of life and the intersection of Jewish and secular law in dealing with palliative, or end-of-life, care. The third annual student-run conference was attended by 250 people from diverse professional backgrounds from both within and without the YU community.

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