Dr. Michael Moshe Akerman is the Director of Asthma and COPD Care and the Pulmonary Exercise Department at Kings County Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center and Assistant Clinical Professor at NYU School of Medicine. Per the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s personal directive to him, he has been organizing Jewish Medical Ethics seminars and conferences for more than 20 years.
Dr. Michael Akerman will explain what it means that "the work of man is greater than the work of God", and how God made a world that mankind is supposed to improve upon, such as making food and clothes from natural and raw material. The same applies to science and medicine
Dr. Alfred Sofer (2)
This is a vintage video and is being shared here for its historical value and its content, not for the quality of its video. This presentation took place in 1999 at the International Conference on Judaism and Contemporary Medicine. The video recording is courtesy of Dr. Michael-Moshe Akerman M.D. who is the director of the conference
Dr. John C. LaRosa (1)
When we hear about a friend being diagnosed with a serious illness, we often feel at a loss and wonder what we can say or do to help our friend. How can we help them feel supported and not, G-d forbid, say the wrong thing? This session at the NJR, led by Dr
Dr. Michael Akerman (3)