Torah in Motion is thrilled to present the 14th annual:

JEWISH MEDICAL ETHICS CONFERENCE 

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO

MAY 18 - 21, 2023

Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview

6455 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3V9 Canada

  • REGISTER HERE IN CDN

  • REGISTER HERE IN USD

  • Weekend Retreat for Doctors and non-doctors with meaningful programs for all!
  •  Delicious Kosher Meals, Beautiful Shabbat Atmosphere
  • The focus of this year’s conference will be issues of mental health and its impact on practice, halacha and family life.
  • We will have parallel sessions, text-based learning, panel discussions, and our favorite Q&A during seudat shlishit.
  • Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview is a 4 Diamond AAA approved property located in the heart of the Fallsview district in Niagara Falls, Canada.

 

Topics will include:

  • Substance Abuse
    • Recognition and Prevention
  • The Recovering Addict
    • Integration in the Community
  • Mental Health Issues in Halacha
    • Can a depressed person turn on music on Shabbos?
    • Can an autistic child be fed non-kosher ice cream to calm him down? 
  • Transgender Issues - Halachic Issues for Physicians During the Conversion Process
    • Endocrinologist recommends monthly hormonal injections by GP who is orthodox: may GP administer them?
    • Can an endocrinologist see/consult on a patient wishing to undergo transition?
  • Transgender Individuals in an Orthodox Community
    • Must the transgender status be disclosed?
    • Can the transgender parent send kids to the local community cheder/school?

Past conferences have qualified for 15 CME credits. 

 


Featured speakers