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Hadassah International has the great pleasure to present its "SUMMER SUMMIT 2020 - Health Talks with Hadassah Experts", a series of webinars with HMO’s top professionals from Jerusalem’s two world renowned University Hospitals.

The Summit will take place between June 22nd and July 14th, including 10 high level presentations of some of HMO’s leading professionals.

HADASSAH INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SUMMIT 2020 – HEALTH TALKS WITH HADASSAH EXPERTS

Dear Friends,

Hadassah International has the great pleasure to present its SUMMER SUMMIT 2020 – Health Talks with Hadassah Experts, a series of webinars with Hadassah Medical Organization’s (HMO’s) top professionals from Jerusalem’s two world renowned University Hospitals.

The Summit will take place between June 22nd and July 14th, including 10 high level presentations of some of HMO’s leading professionals. They will be joined by doctors and professionals from Argentina, France, Israel & Mexico.

Below is the list of webinars (including details for registration):

  • Monday, June 22: Protocolos para Reinicio de Actividad Quirúrgica en Tiempos de Pandemia : La Experiencia Israelí, with Dr. Jonathan Zaga, Hadassah Surgeon – in Spanish, special invitation required;

 

  • Tuesday, June 23: “Hadassah Nurses. From Bedside Care to International & National Research” with our guest speaker Julie Benbenishty, Academic Consultant and Nurse Educator (bio below) – in English. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 from 5 pm GMT / 7 pm Israel/ 12 pm ET. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Wednesday, June 24: “Leading A Covid-19 Free Hospital – A Vision Beyond the Viruswith our guest speaker Dr. Tamar Elram, Director of Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus (bio below) – in English. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020 from 4 pm GMT / 6 pm Israel / 11 am ET. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Monday, June 29: The Challenge of Transplants during Covid-19, with Dr. Abed Khalaila, Director of Kidney Transplantation Service / Department of General Surgery and Mrs. Rachel Heber, Head of the Organization Matnat Chaim, in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Tuesday, June 30: Covid-19: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research – International Colloquium, with Prof. Allon Moses, former Head of Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem; Dr. Francisco Moreno Sánchez, Director of Department of Infectious Diseases ABC Medical Center, Mexico; Dr. Arturo Galindo Fraga, Deputy Director and Researcher, Hospital Epidemiology National Institute of Nutrition – in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Wednesday, July 1: Époque Post Covid-19, with Prof. Yoram Weiss, Director of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem; Dr. Jonathan Demma, Hadassah Surgeon; and Prof. Azaria Rein, Hadassah, former Head of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Prof. Emmanuel Messas, President of Hadassah France and Head of the Vascular Medicine Service at the European Georges-Pompidou Hospital in Paris – the event will be in French. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Thursday, July 2: The Corona Pandemic: Evolution – Findings – Outlook, with Prof. Yoram Weiss, Director of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem – in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Sunday, July 5: Dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD During Covid-19, with Dr. Esti Galili, Director of the Herman Dana Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem and Dr. Claudio Michanie, Chief of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section at the CEMIC University Hospital Buenos Aires – in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Monday, July 6: Transformation and Innovation in Cancer Research and Treatment, with Prof. Aron Popovtzer, Head of Sharett Institute of Oncology; Prof. Michal Lotem, Head of Center for Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy Department of Oncology; Prof. Polina Stepensky, Head of Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cancer Immunotherapy of Adults and Children – in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

  • Tuesday, July 14: From Hadassah to the World – The Power of Genetics. The Mexican Jewish Community Project, with Prof. Orly Elpeleg, Professor of Pediatrics, Head of Department of Genetics – in English. Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking HERE. The Zoom link and call-in numbers will be provided after registration;

 

For complete information about registration for the HI Summit Webinars, please visit the Hadassah Global Crisis Response solidarity page.

Feel free to share the HI Summer Summit details with your local units, board members, presidents, donors, sympathizers, & friends.

Important: Please note that the speakers cannot offer personal advice on an individual health matter. We will leave time at the end of each call for questions. Please recognize, however, that with participants joining us from all over the world, we appreciate receiving questions in advance. Questions can be also asked during the actual webinar through the Zoom chat platform.

 

Dr. Tamar Elram is the Director of the Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital since September 2017. Dr. Elram is a specialist in women’s medicine, has returned to Hadassah, where she studied and served as Deputy Director of Hadassah Ein Kerem, from 2012-2014. Between 2015-2017, Dr. Elram has been managing Jerusalem’s Misgav Ladach Hospital of The Meuhedet Health Fund, while working as a gynecologist at HMO branches.

In her previous positions, she was the deputy physician of the Meuhedet Health Fund’s Jerusalem district. In addition to her medical studies at the Hebrew University–Hadassah School of Medicine and her internship in women’s medicine at Hadassah University Hospital, she also completed her Master’s Degree in public administration from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, under the auspices of the Wexner Foundation.

Julie Benbenishty is the Academic Consultant and Nurse Educator at Hadassah Medical Center Ein Kerem.

She came from the US to Israel as a teenager. After high school she attended the Hadassah-Hebrew University Henrietta Szold School of Nursing, and was drafted in the Israel Defense Forces were she served as a nurse. She has been working at Hadassah for more than 20 years. In a recent position she was the Nurse Coordinator of the Hadassah Medical Organization’s Trauma Unit. She recently earned a doctoral degree.

Looking forward to your participation at our Summer Summit events!