Jewish Medical Ethics & Israel Experience Program
The New England Institute of Jewish Studies, in coordination with the Schlesinger Institute and Shaare Tzedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, is sponsoring a four week summer program, combining the study of medical ethics, Jewish thought and tours of Israel. The purpose of the program is to enable Jewish medical students to explore Jewish approaches to challenging medical issues confronting health care professionals. Compelling seminars on Jewish thought address contemporary issues facing the Jewish people. The program features many tours and hikes in Israel.
The faculty includes world renowned medical ethicists and scholars of contemporary Jewish law and philosophy. The medical ethics curriculum incorporates the case-study method and hospital rounds and has qualified for elective credit. Students from over fifty medical schools have participated in the Jewish Medical Ethics Summer Program over the past ten years.
Maimonides Scholars Fellowship & Program Cost
The Maimonides Scholars Fellowship is a philanthropic Jewish communal fund of the New England Institute of Jewish Studies (NEIJS) that is awarded to deserving Jewish graduate students to participate in NEIJS programs. Tuition, lodging and tours for the Jewish Medical Ethics & Israel Experience Program cost $3,100. Airfare and meals are not included in this fee. The Maimonides Scholars Fellowship can award up to $2,400 of the program fee to an applicant based upon merit and financial need towards payment of the program.The program fee for a recipient of the full Maimonides Scholars Fellowship is $700.
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MEDICAL ETHICS SYLLABUS | JEWISH THOUGHT SYLLABUS | TOURS & HIKING | FACULTY | ALUMNI