Posts Tagged ‘Wayne State University School of Medicine’

Graduate students: Edward Drizik, Josh Morof and Elana Folbe, all WSU medical students and Jewish Medical Student Association members; Mitchell Shecter, MSU DO; Mara Steintz and Molly Levine, WSU law student and Jewish Law Student Association member.

Jewish@edu – New Friends

Detroit-based grad students form a new association. Josh Morof } jewish@edu writer Throughout the stressful process of applying to medical school, it did not cross my mind to consider the school’s Jewish community on campus. Fortunately, Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, where I am currently a second-year student, has a larger and more active…

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Upcoming Panel Showcases Strong Michigan-Israel Medical Connections

American Physicians Fellowship (APF) for Medicine in Israel, an organization that partners with Israel to maintain an emergency medical volunteer roster, is hosting a panel discussion at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Several academic institutional leaders who maintain very strong Jewish identities, including substantial ties to Israel that…

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Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital

Medical Super-Sleuth

Epidemiologist Dr. Jeffrey Band honored for lifelong work solving infectious disease outbreaks. Above: Dr. Jeffrey Band in the microbiology lab at Beaumont Hospital Our short time on Earth is characterized by the way we treat each other. An individual’s merit might be quantified by the number of lives that person has touched in a positive way.…

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The Jewish Fund Announces New Grants

At its May 8, 2018, board meeting, the Jewish Fund approved the following 19 grants: Affirmations: $74,768 for the second year of a two-year $149,536 grant to expand the LGBTQ Learning Labs for healthcare professions. Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association: $90,975 for the second year of a three-year, $270,885 grant to achieve national accreditation for its…

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Dr. Sherman in the Detroit Jewish News 1967 edition.

Sherman Society

Physicians honor a renowned Sinai doctor and teacher. Membership in the Sherman Society doesn’t require a lengthy application, annual dues or celebrity status. All that’s required is a willingness to celebrate “a very special person who trained so many of the Jewish OB-GYN physicians in Metro Detroit,” explains Danny Benjamin, M.D., one of the residents…

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The extended Mendelson-Levine family with its three generations of doctors

The Mendelson-Levines: Generations Of Medicine

As I was growing up, my family didn’t have what I would call “normal” dinner conversations. While other kids’ parents were asking questions about basketball practice and violin lessons, my parents were discussing blood cultures and stroke symptoms. Soon, my sister joined in with an interesting story about stool while my brothers and I twirled…

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