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Hadassah School Launches Code of Ethics
The Hadassah School, comprised of inpatients of the Hadassah Medical Center, has launched a new code of ethics for its multicultural student population of all ages.
Hadassah’s Prof. Orly Elpeleg Receives KKL-JNF 2013 Outstanding Medical Scientist Award
Prof. Orly Elpeleg, head of the Department of Genetic and Metabolic Diseases at the Hadassah Medical Center, has been awarded the KKL-JNF’s 2013 Samuel and Paula Elkeles Outstanding Scientist in Medicine Prize.
Hadassah Hospital Counteracts Violence Against Women with Awareness Campaign in Maternity Ward
Commemorating the United Nations’ International Day for the Prevention of Violence Against Women, nurses and social workers at the Hadassah Medical Center initiated a project in the maternity ward to encourage women to speak up and put an end to abusive relationships.
From the Desk of Avigdor Kaplan, PhD: Miracles of Our Making
This year, the unique convergence of Chanukah and Thanksgiving has special meaning for the three people who have made nearly miraculous recoveries following a devastating stroke, a heart attack, and a hit-and-run accident. I say "nearly miraculous," because all of them really owe their lives to Hadassah’s superb medical teams.
Director of Hadassah’s School of Public Health Named to European Public Health Executive Committee
Director of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine Prof. Yehuda Neumark has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Association of the Schools of Public Health (ASPHER), which represents over 100 public health institutes across Europe. Some of these institutes have Braun School graduates at their helm.
Semi-Automatic Intravenous Insertion Device: Medical First from Hadassah’s New Biodesign Program
SAGIV, a semi-automatic, hand-held device for rapid, less painful, and safer intravenous (IV) insertion, is one of the first creations of Israel’s first Biodesign Medical Innovation Program, a joint project of the directors of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute and the Hebrew University’s Center for Bioengineering.
Hadassah Center for Multiple Sclerosis Holds its Annual Conference
The 2013 Hadassah Annual Conference for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) was held on November 17, 2013 at Hadassah Ein Kerem. Doctors at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem and other caregivers discussed topics of concern to patients with MS and their families. The conference was run by the "Center for Multiple Sclerosis", and was open to patients and their families as well as professionals and specialists in this field.
Hadassah: the Hospital Where Bridges Are Forged
“Hadassah is the place where the ice breaks,” says Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach, Director of Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
The Challenges Posed by Food: links between nutrition and eating behavior in infants and children
The Nutrition Center of the Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital recently held a seminar featuring a multidisciplinary team dealing with the problems of food and nutrition in children from infancy to adolescence, and the role of the gastroenterologist in the treatment of those with eating disorders.
Appreciative Parent and Patient Give Back
When 12-year-old Dennis immigrated to Israel from the Ukraine, he was already sick and in need of a bone marrow transplant. His life was saved at Hadassah, thanks to a bone marrow donor from Germany. Now 18 years old, Dennis has joined the army. He could have chosen not to go into a combat unit because, as an only child, according to Israeli law, he need not serve as a combat soldier. In fact, he required his mother’s permission to enter a fighting unit. Both Dennis and his mother, however, were in agreement about this commitment. As his mother said, “After what Israel and Hadassah did for us,” we need to give back.”
Memorable Milestones from the Chair of Pediatrics at Hadassah
Attending the Bar Mitzvah of a boy whose mother’s life he helped to save while she was pregnant with him, and being at the wedding of a woman he has treated since she was an infant are two of Prof. Eitan Kerem’s most recent emotion-packed experiences as the Chair of the Pediatrics Division at the Hadassah Medical Center.
"On the Top of Mount Scopus” – Nurses photographing Nurses
The nursing administration of Hadassah University Hospital at Mt. Scopus and the Jerusalem Centre of the Performing Arts invite the public to a new exhibit called “On the Top of Mt. Scopus”.
Dr. Yoram Maaravi tells how Hadassah's Geriatric Care is a model beyond Israel
“It’s the best thing to do in medicine; it’s fulfilling, fascinating, challenging, and rewarding,” says Dr. Yoram Maaravi, the Hadassah Medical Center’s Director of Geriatric Rehabilitation, in describing his career as a geriatrician at Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.
Hadassah Medical Center’s Global Reach—One Patient at a Time
Every week, Hadassah receives inquiries from all over the world, asking if, perhaps, individuals suffering from various illnesses should seek help in Israel at Hadassah.
Hadassah’s Trauma Unit: Teaching the World about Saving Victims of Mass Casualty Events
For the past 20 years, every student in Hadassah’s medical school has participated in a two-week trauma course after finishing his sixth year; as a result, there are almost 3,000 Hadassah graduates practicing medicine around the world who have been trained to treat blast trauma victims and handle triage during a mass casualty event.
Researchers at Hadassah Stop the Progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
A first in Israel offers hope for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Researchers at Hadassah have demonstrated that they are able to stop the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar Held at Hadassah
As part of the October global campaign to raise awareness of Breast Cancer, the Hadassah Medical Center organized a seminar called "Everything you wanted to know about breast cancer but never dared to ask".
Hadassah's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center: a Growing Reputation for Success
Thanks to a wide range of sophisticated diagnostic and monitoring equipment, innovative treatment options, and a dedicated multidisciplinary team with an impressive success rate, the Hadassah Medical Centerfs Comprehensive Epilepsy Center continues to draw increasing numbers of patients from throughout Israel and abroad.
Professor Yoram Weiss Named New Medical Director of Hadassah’s Ein Kerem Hospital
Hadassah Medical Organization Director General Avigdor Kaplan has named Hadassah physician Prof Yoram Weiss as the new medical director of Hadassah Ein Kerem.
Israel's First Academic Medical Innovation Accelerator Produces Four Startups
To enhance the likelihood of medical innovations reaching the marketplace, the Director of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Center for Bioengineering, Dr. Yaakov Nahmias, partnered with the Director of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute, Prof. Chaim Lotan, to create Israel’s first Biodesign Medical Innovation program.