While Palestinians are an integral part of the Hadassah Medical Center’s regular inpatient and outpatient populations, for the first time, a Hadassah physician went to a Nablus hospital within the Palestinian Authority to bring a Palestinian patient to Hadassah for treatment.
“For a growing number of public health professionals from 90 countries in Africa, Southeast Asia, South America, and other parts of the developing world, the road to career success and influence runs through Jerusalem,” writes Judy Siegel-Itzkovich in her Jerusalem Post article about the graduates of the International Master’s of Public Health (IMPH) program at the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
Dr. Aziz Darawsha, former Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine (ER) at the Emek Medical Center in Israel’s northern town of Afula, has been appointed Chair of Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem’s Department of Emergency Medicine.
One recent Friday night, frightened parents arrived at the emergency room of Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus with their eight-week-old son, who was struggling to breathe after his older brother had given him an unpitted date to eat.
Hadassah Medical Center surgeons recently performed a gastroenterological surgical procedure using the POEM (Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) method, which does not involve incisions.
A delegation of African-American community leaders from southeastern United States tour Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem
As part of the Hadassah Medical Center’s ART-Joy-Love project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, devoted to helping orphans with HIV/AIDS, Hadassah’s health professionals once again traveled to Ethiopia for a multi-layered outreach—this time including an art show which showcased the work of talented teenagers from the orphanages.
Dr. Amal Bishara, initiator and head of the Hadassah Medical Center's Arab Bone Marrow Registry Outreach Project, has been named “an outstanding woman scientist in the Middle East and North Africa” by the United States Department of State.
About 200 health professionals--including 20 of the world’s leading liver specialists from France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States--attended an international conference on liver disease at the Hadassah Medical Center in January, where they honored Hadassah’s Prof. Daniel Shouval upon his 70th birthday.
When Hadassah Austria President Susi Shaked decided to donate a Cartier watch that she no longer wore for auction and give the proceeds to the Hadassah Medical Center, it occurred to her shortly thereafter that she might also be able to donate for auction some works of art that her husband’s patients had created a number of years ago.