International Conference On Jewish Medical Ethics

The 3rd International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics entitled “Truth and Economics in Medicine” was held in the picturesque town of Stein am Rhein, Switzerland, with over 180 participants  from 11 countries from May 8th–11th, 2014. During the conference, series of lectures, panel discussion and courses covered some of the most important and fascinating topics in Medical Ethics, such as Allocating Scarce Resources, Personalized Medicine, Scientific Independence versus Economic Interests, to explore “Truth and Economics in Medicine” from an Ethical and Jewish perspective.  The conference was organized by the three local physicians R. Guggenheim, Y. Nordmann and R. Patcas in close collaboration with the University of Zurich.  Pictured are some of the speakers and organizers of the 3rd International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics in Switzerland. From left to right:  Rabbi D. Oppenheimer (Buenos Aires), Prof. A. Nordmann (Basel), Rabbi Prof. A. Steinberg (Jerusalem), Dr. Y. Nordmann (Basel), Rabbi Dr. A. Tatz (London), Dr. R. Guggenheim (Zurich), Rabbi Dr. M. Halperin (Jerusalem), Prof. Dr. D. Pelcovits (NY), Dr. R. Patcas (Zurich), L. Fridmann (Basel), Rabbi Prof. J. D. Bleich (NY), Dr. B. Gesundheit (Jerusalem), Prof. Dr. M. Hengartner (Zurich) (JMEC 2014 via Kuvien Images)
The 3rd International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics entitled “Truth and Economics in Medicine” was held in the picturesque town of Stein am Rhein, Switzerland, with over 180 participants from 11 countries from May 8th–11th, 2014.
During the conference, series of lectures, panel discussion and courses covered some of the most important and
fascinating topics in Medical Ethics, such as Allocating Scarce Resources, Personalized Medicine, Scientific Independence versus Economic Interests, to explore “Truth and Economics in Medicine” from an Ethical and Jewish perspective.
The conference was organized by the three local physicians R. Guggenheim, Y. Nordmann and R. Patcas in close collaboration with the University of Zurich.
Pictured are some of the speakers and organizers of the 3rd International Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics in Switzerland. From left to right:
Rabbi D. Oppenheimer (Buenos Aires), Prof. A. Nordmann (Basel), Rabbi Prof. A. Steinberg (Jerusalem), Dr. Y. Nordmann (Basel), Rabbi Dr. A. Tatz (London), Dr. R. Guggenheim (Zurich), Rabbi Dr. M. Halperin (Jerusalem), Prof. Dr. D. Pelcovits (NY), Dr. R. Patcas (Zurich), L. Fridmann (Basel), Rabbi Prof. J. D. Bleich (NY), Dr. B. Gesundheit (Jerusalem), Prof. Dr. M. Hengartner (Zurich) (JMEC 2014 via Kuvien Images)