Jewish Tradition and Israeli High-Tech Conference

The Association of Jewish Physicians in Germany is hosting a Jewish physicians conference in Düsseldorf, Germany from 17-19.11.2017 on the theme “Jewish Tradition and Israeli High-Tech”.

The meeting follows on the successful European Jewish Medical Forum which took place in London in 2015, and has been planned in cooperation with the Israeli Medical Association (IMA).

The President of the German Medical Association, Prof Frank Ulrich Montgomery, will take part in the meeting, as will the Chair of the German Jewish community, Dr Josef Schuster, who is himself a physician. Dr Leonid Eidelman (IMA President) and Dr Zeev Feldman (IMA World Fellowship chair) will be attending.

Keynote addresses will be delivered by Prof Efrat Levy – Lahat (Shaarei Zedek Hospital, Jerusalem who is Israel’s leading medical geneticist, and a world authority on genetic studies of Jewish populations, and by Prof Gabriel Krestin (Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam) who is one of Europe’s leading radiologists and has played an important role both in the European Society of Radiology in in promoting strategic studies in the subject.

Contributions from the Israeli hi tech sector will come from Prof Rafael Beyar (Rambam Hospital / Technion) and Prof Chaim Lotan (Hadassah / Hebrew University) and

The conference venue is the Radisson BLU Hotel (Düsseldorf-Golzheim), and the Jewish Community in Düsseldorf is supporting the event.

Prof Rotem Lanzman (Chairman of the Association of German Physicians), who is organising the conference and who has put together the programme, would welcome as many UK participants as possible, and in particular would like a UK speaker who will give an overview for students and junior doctors about possible job opportunities.

Further details and the provisional programme available here.


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