Children and adolescents referred to the Clinic for treatment have experienced serious family and social problems and have also undergone a traumatic event.
To help women who are grappling with infertility in a more holistic way, the Hadassah Medical Center opened a Mind-Body Fertility Center, which offers cognitive therapy and stress reduction classes, as well as yoga.
The Hadassah Medical Centerís Sharett Institute of Oncology provides comprehensive, compassionate care to patients of today, while it has its eye on helping the cancer patients of tomorrow, not only in Israel, but all over the globe. Thatís why research is a major focus of the Institute.
Taking action to stem the increase in AIDS cases among the residents of East Jerusalem, the Hadassah Medical Centerís AIDS Center hosted an in-service seminar on AIDS awareness and prevention for family doctors. The seminar, entitled "HIV--A Virus Without Borders,Ē included presentations about diagnostic methods, early symptoms, treatment options, quality of life, and life expectancy.
To ensure that the Hadassah Medical Centerís 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 Centerís 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.