November 1, 2000
The Jerusalem Medical/Legal Ethics Program Launches Seminar In New York
The Jerusalem Medical/Legal Ethics Program is a project of Aish Hatorah, an international Jewish educational organization based in Jerusalem. A team of seasoned attorneys and rabbinic scholars has designed a series of thought-provoking CLE/CME seminars on the most pressing and controversial issues encountered in today's legal and medical practices. The program is designed to assist professionals face the challenges of the modern world by incorporating a long tradition of ethics into their practice. The program identifies and explores the current legal and scholarly approaches to these issues and then introduces participants to an alternative approach embodied in a three thousand-year-old ethical and legal tradition. The Jerusalem Medical/Legal Ethics Program has CME approval from the AMA and has received CLE accreditation in various states, including New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
TURNING A REQUIREMENT INTO AN
EXHILARATING LEARNING EXPERIENCE
The Jerusalem Medical/Legal Ethics Program topics range from end of life care (the right to death with dignity) to reproductive rights (artificial insemination and cloning) to confidentiality and privilege. Participants are encouraged to bring their personal and professional experience into the discussion for a lively debate on compelling life issues.
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2000,
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm (registration begins at 5:00 p.m.),
Place: The Lighthouse, 111 East 59th Street, NY, NY 10022,
Topic: The Jerusalem Medical/Legal Ethics Program is conducting a presentation on -
The Right to Death with Dignity: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide & Living Wills; and
Keeping Client Secrets: Confidentiality, Privilege, and Disclosure Obligations.
The program includes a light dinner.
Fee: $125 (price reduction available with statement of financial hardship)
This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the
New York State CLE Board for 3 credit hours toward the ethics requirement.
Moshe Fine, Director
THE JERUSALEM MEDICAL/LEGAL ETHICS PROGRAM