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The Dr. David Applebaum z’l Symposium: Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events

Jewish Journal

November 26, 2013 | 11:29 am

The Symposium on Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events is in commemoration of the 10th Yahrzeit of Dr. David Applebaum, who was the Director of the Emergency Room at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Dr. Applebaum and his daughter Nava were victims of a terror attack on the eve of Nava's wedding.

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The Western Region, Am. Cmte. Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and Co-Chairmen, Dr. Eli Baron and Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter are proud to sponsor such a timely and important Symposium featuring:


Peter Rosen MD — the 'Father' of Modern Emergency Medicine


William Begg, MD — Danbury Hospital, Connecticut (Sandy Hook Elementary School)

Joel Geiderman, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Bruce D. Logan, MD — NYU Downtown Hospital (WTC -- 9/11)

Ofer Merin, MD — Deputy Director-General, Head of Emergency Hospital Preparedness for Mass Casualty at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and Senior member of two IDF medical relief missions in Haiti and Japan

Richard Wolfe, MD — Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston Marathon)

Special Guests:

Debra Applebaum

Israel Consul General David Siegel

Dr. Yitzhak Applebaum

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