Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Medical Ethics Society Brain Death Event-November 15

Death-What Does It Mean?
Medical, Ethical and Halakhic Perspectives on Organ Donation

Rabbi Dr. David Shabtai
A presentation of the science behind brain death, the ethical approaches to understanding death and its ramifications, as well as how Halakhah responds, reacts, and deals with these fascinating and crucial issues.
Monday, November 15th 2010
  8:00pm Belfer Room 430
Refreshments will be served.

Preregistration Required

Rabbi Dr. David Shabtai is a member of the Wexner Kollel Elyon at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He has a BA from Columbia College, MD from NYU School of Medicine and semikhah from RIETS. He is actively interested in the interface and interaction of medicine and Halakhah, with a particular focus on end of life issues. Together with his wife Monica, they live in Washington Heights with their four children.

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