Rabbi Edward Reichman, M.D., is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Education and Bioethics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Rabbi Dr. Reichman received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University and writes and lectures widely in the field of Jewish medical ethics. He is the recipient of a Kornfeld Foundation Fellowship and the Rubinstein Prize in Medical ethics, and is a member of both the board of the Halakhic Organ Donor Society and the advisory board of the Institute for Genetics and Public Policy. His research is devoted to the interface of medical history and Jewish law.
In this annual lecture, we will analyze the Jewish legal ramifications of the latest advances and stories from the world of medicine. From genetics to gene editing, to mitochondrial DNA, to transplanting animal organs, to questioning the very definition of death itself, prepare to be astounded at the pace of change. This lecture was delivered at the 13th annual National Jewish Retreat
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