Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine

Special Episode: At War: Heal Israel Now - Part 3

In the third episode of our special At War: Heal Israel Now briefings, we hear from Hadassah Medical Organization leaders and physicians, as well as grateful patients, working to support Hadassah hospitals, which together have treated more than 200 wounded soldiers and civilians.


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About this episode

In the latest At War: Heal Israel Now briefing, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) experts discuss the power of the rehabilitation care program. In this third installment of our special briefings, we hear from Hadassah leaders and physicians, grateful patients, HMO Board Chair Dalia Itzik and Israel's Economy Minister Nir Barkat. Hadassah has been working around the clock to support Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem and Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus, which together have treated more than 200 wounded soldiers and civilians.

Specifically, Dr. Shir Ben-Yehuda Shabat, a senior resident in rehabilitation at Hadassah, talks about the rehabilitation department at Hadassah Mt. Scopus. She explains the department as a "place where the body meets the soul." She also shares her personal story about the Israel-Hamas war and her husband, who serves on the Gaza border.

We'll also meet a patient who went through the rehabilitation program and learn how 30 Hadassah dentists are taking part in a national program to help identify victims who were burned to death on October 7 by their teeth. Finally, Hadassah's leadership will discuss their aim to open a clinic in Netivot in southern Israel.

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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine is a production of Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America. Hadassah enhances the health of people around the world through medical education, care and research innovations at the Hadassah Medical Organization. For more information on the latest advances in medicine, please head over to hadassah.org.

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The show is hosted by Maayan Hoffman and produced by the team at the Hadassah offices in both New York and Israel.

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