Patrons & Officers


We are privileged to have as our patrons:

We are privileged to have as our patrons

Henry Grunwald QC
Lord Turnberg
Lord Winston
Chief Rabbi Sir Ephraim Mirvis

(Founder Patron: The late Lady Jakobovits)


Our Honorary Life Members are:

Dr Lionel Balfour – Lynn

Prof Michael Baum

Prof Harold Ellis


The current officers of the Jewish Medical
Association (UK) are:

Executive Chairman: Prof David R Katz

Honorary Secretary: Dr Simon Nadel

Honorary Treasurer: Prof Mervyn Jaswon

London President: Dr Charlotte Benjamin

London Past President 2019: Prof Maralyn Druce

London Past President 2021: Prof Ian Goodman

Israel Liaison: Dr Simon Cohen

Professional and Regulation: Dr Fiona Sim

Trainee representative: Dr Abigail Swerdlow

Scholarships & Electives: Dr Lionel Balfour-Lynn

Administrative Officer: Hilary Cane

Administrative Financial Officer: Helene Gordon

Student Chairs: Rebecca Hausdorfer and Ariella Moses