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November 6, 2005 - Conference: 'Jews and Medicine'


Join us for a historic and groundbreaking multi-disciplinary national conference that will explore the distinctive history of Jews in medicine and their roles and responsibilities today.  Some of the nation's most outstanding experts in medicine and related fields will examine hese issues.  Concurrent with the conference there will be an exhibition drawn from the rich and extensive YIVO archives on OSE (Society for the Protection of the Health of Jews; TOZ in Polish), founded in 1912 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The conference will be of interest to the general public as well as medical and health professionals

DATE:               SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2005

PROGRAM:     8:45 AM - 9:15 AM        REGISTRATION
                          9:15  AM – 6:00 PM       CONFERENCE 

VENUE:            YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
                          at The Center for Jewish History
                          15 West 16th Street, NYC
                          between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

For information on directions and parking, click here

This conference was made possible through the generous support of The Gruss Lipper Family Foundation, The David Berg Foundation, the New York State Assembly and individual donors.