The learning is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Arthur Turetsky z”l
Healthcare and Halacha a full day of Learning

Slides posted below

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Approved for 6.5 hours of CME Credit



9:00 AM Eastern Time

Vaccination: Halachic & Ethical Issues

Greetings and welcome
Rabbi Jay Kelman, Dr. Lazer Friedman

Vaccine Safety and Risk Taking in Halacha

Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg

Sponsored in memory of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Dr. Matthew Burman, Menachem Efraim Arie ben Daniel z"l, by his wife Estela, daughters Gabriella and Naomi and grandchildren.

The Ethics & Halacha of the Green Pass: Implication for Shuls & Schools

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt

Sponsored by Nolene and David Maresky in memory of their parents: Zelma and Jack Epstein z"l and Rina and Shimon Maresky z"l.  

Sponsored by Gila and Ilan Metz in appreciation of Torah in Motion's 13th Annual Jewish Medical Ethics Conference, and in memory of Arthur Turetsky z"l.



11:15 AM Eastern Time

Substitute Decision Making: Halachic & Psychological Issues

Halachik Aspects of Substitute Decision Making in End-of-Life Scenarios
Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg

Sponsored by Shayna and Lazer Friedman in honour of Torah in Motion and all the wonderful speakers for their guidance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Psychological Aspects of Substitute Decision Making
Dr. David Pelcovitz



7:00 PM Eastern Time

A Bar Mitzvah for JME: Medicine and Halacha Update & Flashback
Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman

Sponsored by Dalya and Farokh Hakimi: In memory of Dalya's wonderful mother Fredda Grosser, Shulamit bat Chava and Yockir, who loved to learn Torah and found the subject of medical ethics fascinating.


8:00 PM Eastern Time

Examining the Impact of Covid on the Mental Health of the Jewish Family:

A Panel Discussion with

Rabbi Mark Dratch

Yoetzet Halacha Laurie Novick

Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz

Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann

This event is approved for up to 6.5 credits by the Office for Continuing Health Professional Education (CHPE). The Office for CHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME). This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the  American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at Each physician should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation of the activity.