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Sunday, March 7, 2021 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m. EST
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10:00 a.m. EST

Tamara Hoffman and David Hanelin
MES Presidents
Rabbi Dr. Edward Reichman, MD
Conference Chairman

Download Dr. Reichman's Publication on Pandemics

10:10 a.m. EST

Opening Remarks
Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman
President, Yeshiva University

10:15 a.m. EST

Utilizing the Human Immune Response to Treat COVID-19
Dr. Jill Horowitz, PhD
Executive Director of Strategic Operations, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, Rockefeller University

10:45 a.m. EST

Vaccine Development and Related Ethical Concerns
Dr. Naor Bar-Zeev, MBBS, PhD
Deputy Director, International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

11:15 a.m. EST

Moderated by Dr. Alisa Minkin, MD
Pediatrician in Oceanside, NY, Chair of JOWMA Preventative Health and Host of JOWMA podcast

11:30 a.m. EST

Personal Experiences in the ER
Dr. Ellie Bennett, MD
Attending Physician New York Presbyterian Queens, Flushing Hospital, and Catskill Regional Medical Center. Double board certified in both internal medicine and emergency medicine

11:50 a.m. EST

Emergency Vaccination
Dr. Alan Hoffman, MD
Attending Physician at Houston Methodist Hospital and Baylor St Lukes Hospital

12:00 p.m. EST

Halakhic Innovation
Rabbi Professor Avraham Steinberg, MD
Director, Medical Ethics Unit & Chairman, IRB, Shaare Zedek Medical Center & Head, Talmudic Encyclopedia

Purchase Rabbi Professor Steinberg's recent book on pandemics
12:50 p.m. Q&A

1:00 p.m. Conference Wrap-Up

Learning on the Marcos and Adina Katz YUTorah site is sponsored today by the Schulder, Papilsky and Katz Families in loving memory of Mrs. Shirley Schulder Gross, Susha Rochel Bat Tzvi a"h on her tenth yahrzeit