Conference Agenda

Thursday, February 17
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Check-In, Registration, Reception
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 - 7:15 PM
Dr. Dovid Friedman Welcome Address
7:15 - 8:00 PM
Dr. Hirsch HbA1c: Not the Biomarker We Thought It Was
8:00 - 8:45 PM
Dr. Hirsch A Rational Approach to Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes Based on Evidence
Debbie FoxBuilding and Maintaining Positive Self-Image During Chronic Illness
8:45 - 9:45 PM
Rabbi Asher Weiss Halachic Dilemmas Regarding Diabetes
Rabbi FoxMedical Compliance as a Paradigm for Self-Care:
Understanding Psychological, Social and Halachic Dynamics In Developing A Wellness Perspective
9:15 - 10:00 PM
Maariv
10:00 - 11:15 PM
Hot Buffet
10:15 - 11:15 PM
Dr. Bar Zeev The Role of  Epidemiology in an Overwhelming Pandemic
Rabbi TatzThe Beauty of Human Anatomy:
Beauty in Jewish Thought
Daf Yomi
10:00 - 10:55 PM
Private Swim Men
11:05 PM - 12:55 AM
Private Swim Ladies
Friday, February 18
6:05 - 7:15 AM
Daf Yomi
7:15 - 8:00 AM
Shacharis
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Dr. Hirsch Diabetes Technology in 2022
Jeff Adest, ESQ.Developing Services Delivery and Technology Considerations
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Dr. Schatz Should We be Screening for Type 1 Diabetes in the General Population? A Debate - For and Against
11:00 - 11:15 AM
Break
11:15 - 12:00 PM
Rabbi Steinberg Diabetic Gangrenous Leg:
Halachic Perspectives
Rabbi Glatt Bikur Cholim Revisited:
Technology and Pandemic Considerations
Rabbi Fox Stress, Distress and Adaptation:
Challenges and Tools for Coping With Health and Mental Health Realities
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Dr. Schatz Has Technology Helped Improve Diabetes Control in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes?
Debbie FoxParenting Challenges and Opportunities When A Child Is Ill
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Private Swim Men
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Private Swim Ladies
2:00 - 2:45 PM
Rabbi Tatz Ethics and Morals: How We Know Right and Wrong
Rabbi ReichmanPondering Pre-Modern(a) Pandemic in Jewish Law and Literature
2:45 - 3:30 PM
Dr. Friedman Covid Research in a Primary Care Setting
Jeff Adest, ESQ.Emerging Employee Issues:
Vaccines, Marijuana and Related Concerns
4:30 - 5:10 PM
Daf Yomi
5:14 PM
Candle Lighting
5:17 PM
Mincha & Kabbolas Shabbos
5:32 PM
Shkiah
6:30 PM
Seudas Shabbos
8:45 - 9:45 PM
Rabbi Steinberg Halachic Triage Decisions During Pandemics
Rabbi ReichmanDid the Writers of Shtisel Get Know Their Halacha?
The Treatment of Infertility in Jewish Law Through the Eyes of the Fictional Shtisel Family
9:45 PM
Oneg
Shabbos, February 19
7:45 - 8:30 AM
Daf Yomi
8:00 - 8:30 AM
Rabbi Glatt Shiur on the Parshah
8:30 AM
Shacharis
10:45 - 11:30 AM
KiddushDirshu Siyum at the Kiddush - Rabbi Glatt
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rabbi Steinberg An Overview of Halachic Issues Related to COVID
Rabbi TatzThe Twins Decision:
Separating Siamese Twins in Halacha
Rabbi ReichmanMedical Halakha Update 5782
12:30 PM
Seudas Shabbos
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Rabbi Steinberg Fetal Surgery: Halachic Perspectives
Rabbi TatzCoercion and Consent:
Halacha and the Limits of Autonomy
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Rabbi Weiss The Status of a Fetus in Halacha is the Commitment to Save it
Rabbi ReichmanPidyon HaBen in the 21st Century:
The Impact of Modern Medical Developments on the Performance of One Mitzvah
5:00 - 5:30 PM
Mincha
5:30 PM
Sholosh Seudos
6:33 - 7:00 PM
Maariv and Havdalah
6:45 PM
Additional Havdalah
8:15 - 9:15 PM
Rabbi Weiss Ask The Rav
Dr. Bar ZeevIn Depth Insight into COVID Vaccines and How it Will Affect Future Vaccine Development
8:15 - 9:15 PM
Children's Activity
9:15 PM
Melave Malka / Entertainment
9:15 - 10:00 PM
Daf Yomi
10:00 - 10:55 PM
Private Swim Men
11:05 PM - 12:00 AM
Private Swim Ladies
Sunday, February 20
6:30 - 7:15 AM
Daf Yomi
7:15 - 8:00 AM
Shacharis
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Dr. Strauss Gestational Diabetes
9:00 - 10:45 AM
Dr. Scott Adzick Fetal Surgery: Past, Present, Future
10:45 - 11:30 AM
Dr. Scott Adzick
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rabbi Weiss Relying on Science and Medical Opinion in Halacha
12:30 - 1:00 PM
Dr. Dovid Friedman Closing Remarks
1:00 PM
Check-Out
Lunch To Go