Taking action to stem the increase in AIDS cases among the residents of East Jerusalem, the Hadassah Medical Center’s AIDS Center hosted an in-service seminar on AIDS awareness and prevention for family doctors. The seminar, entitled "HIV--A Virus Without Borders,” included presentations about diagnostic methods, early symptoms, treatment options, quality of life, and life expectancy.
To ensure that the Hadassah Medical Center’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is achieving the highest international standards of safety, the PICU staff has designed systems to prevent children from picking up infections while hospitalized; to enhance the safety of mechanical ventilation; and to guarantee that medications are given in both safe and effective doses.
Dr. Rachel Katz-Brull, Director of the Center for Hyperpolarized MRI Molecular Imaging at the Hadassah Medical Center, has been awarded a 1,650,000 euro grant by the European Research Council to investigate the effectiveness of a non-radioactive substance in detecting cancer via imaging--a substance discovered by Dr. Katz-Brull and her colleagues.
The German Friends of the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, extended an invitation to business, media and society friends to attend a late summer cocktail party on September 10th, 2013 to raise funds to support Hadassah.
While Congressman Doug LaMalfa of California was visiting Israel with his wife, Jill, on an American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) mission, he suffered a kidney stone attack and found himself a patient at the Hadassah Medical Center. Read his story and their accolades for the treatment he received.
Eagerly anticipated is the soon-to-be-completed Surgical Center on Lower Level Four of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower.
The Heart Institute at the Hadassah Medical Center is currently training two cardiac fellows from Turkey and one from Bosnia.
When a baby was abandoned recently on a doorstep in Jerusalem's Old City, with the message, "Please take care of my baby girl!", the police brought the baby to Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus where physicians of Hadassah’s Medical Adoption Unit go beyond medicine to find the baby a home.
They’re just about the last persons you’d expect to have a medal of honor for distinguished military service in their curriculum vitaes. Dan Engelhard could be mistaken for a Berkeley professor, longish grey hair sometimes in a pony tail, so soft-spoken you often need to lean close to hear. Dina Ben Yehuda is a combination of Marie Curie and TV’s Dr. Michaela Quinn. They’re both professors of medicine and hands-on physicians at Hadassah Hospital, parents to young adult children.
But each of these lives of healing was shaped by service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the Yom Kippur War.
One of the privileges of being in New York is the opportunity to run in the New York Marathon. Running is a personal challenge, however with your help we can make it more than just a race, but help save a child's life in Jerusalem. It can help save a neonatal baby.
Money raised will go toward buying a new Open Incubator Resuscitation Post and a neoBLUE - Led Phototherapy unit in Hadassah Medical Center