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Synagogue Scholars & Authors Series 2019 - 2020

We are pleased to continue our annual series featuring congregant-led presentations on a range of topics of expertise. All programs will begin at 7:30pm in Zimmerman Hall and refreshments will be served. Can't join us in person? Livestream the sessions at this link.

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2019 - 2020 Presentations:

Wednesday, November 13 

Zach Bercu, MD Assistant Professor, Division of Interventional Radiology and Image-Guided Medicine, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine

Medical Innovation in Start-Up Nation: Lessons for Any Professional Community Hungering for New Ideas

 
Description:
Large organizational and professional structures often are resistant to change. This can apply to the corporate infrastructures, financial institutions, government, NGO's, and religious communal organizations. Healthcare is an example of a dynamic professional community with incredible challenges and strong resistance to change. Personal and professional experiences both in interventional radiology and in Israel serve as examples for fostering a culture of innovative thinking to kickstart an ecosystem and shift it from the brink to a restorative, thriving, and meaningful calling to serve.
 

View this session here.

 

Wednesday, December 11 

Michael Greenwald, MD Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

The Doctor Visit Demystified: What your doctor wishes you knew to make the most of your medical visit

 
 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Cindy Weinbaum, MD Deputy Director, Immunization Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Working Title: Jews vaccinating in the NY measles Outbreak

 


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Daniel S. Wechsler, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics & Director of Pediatric Oncology, Thomas R. Giddens Chair, Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Emory University School of Medicine

The ABCDs of Pediatric Cancer: Amazing Breakthroughs & Challenging Dilemmas


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Gloria Jacobson, PhD and Leah Jacobmann, Professional Violinists and Suzuki Teachers 

Everything you always wanted to know about the violin: its history, construction, performance techniques, and why it's so freakin' hard to play it!


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Hallie Ludsin, Senior Fellow, Center for International and Comparative Law, Emory School of Law

Must I be Complicit in Your Sin? A Human Rights Look at the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby and Masterpiece Cakeshop Decisions

 

Click here to view select presentations from the 2018 - 2019 series.

Fri, November 15 2019 17 Cheshvan 5780