Professor Avraham Steinberg was born in Germany in 1947. After graduating 'Merkaz Harav Kook' Yeshiva in Jerusalem, he studied medicine at Hebrew University and the Hadassah Medical Center Medical School, Jerusalem.
From 1969 until 1982 he specialized in pediatric medicine at the Shaare Zedek Medical center, Jerusalem, and afterwards in pediatric neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Hospital Medical Center in New York. In addition Professor Steinberg was the director of the Schlesinger Institute.
Since 1999 Professor Steinberg has served as chairman of the Ethics and Supervision Committee of the Israeli Association for Pediatric Neurology. Since 2003 he also serves as head of the Medical Ethics Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem.
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.<