Although he severely severed the palm of his hand, Sa'ad El-Kikh, an artist from the village of Tsurif near Hebron, is able to draw and paint once again thanks to a special tool affixed to his hand by Hadassah University Medical Center physical therapists.
There is a special sense of solemnity that accompanies the approach of Yom Kippur in Israel, a heightened sensation that pervades the streets and the supermarkets as people approach this most significant of Jewish holidays.
The number of authorizations for medical marijuana could reach as high as 40,000 in the next five years, predicts Dr. Elyad Davidson of the Hadassah University Medical Center’s Pain Management Clinic.
The arrival of the High Holidays is always a time for reflection--a period when we examine our lives and how we live them. It is also the time when we look ahead, preparing and planning for the future.
Trauma Medicine is one of Hadassah Medical Organization's highly developed disciplines, one we have honed during the two decades since we established Israel's first Shock Trauma Unit – often under “trial by fire.”
I would like to tell you about some of the extraordinary people who ensure that the Hadassah University Medical Center functions--not just functions, but functions superbly.
September 1st is the beginning of the school year in Israel and we at Hadassah are quite aware that the children hospitalized in our Medical Center will not be joining their companions on that important first day. Keenly conscious of what they are missing, we provide mobile computers and computer stations to help them connect with their classrooms and keep up with their friends. This is as essential to their wellbeing as the medical care we provide.
Dr. Yuval Gielchinsky, an obstetrician with a PhD in molecular biology, is a specialist in Fetal Medicine at the Hadassah University Medical Center, who honed his knowledge and skills during a two-and-half-year fellowship with the founder of the first Fetal Medicine Unit in the United Kingdom at King’s College in London, Prof. Kypros Nicolaides.
Hadassah International is proud to adopt the new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Hadassah Hospital-Ein Kerem as its latest fundraising project.
In cooperation with the Shimon Peres Center for Peace, Hadassah Germany hosted a black-tie dinner dance in June honoring Humanitarian and Entrepreneur Ghini Zaidman, and raising thousands of euros in support of the Hadassah University Medical Center’s treatment for Israeli and Palestinian children suffering from cardiac diseases.