Continuing Education

Decisions of Fate

This course on Jewish Medical Ethics considers how modern medical dilemmas can be ethically resolved through thoughtful analysis of analogous cases in medical ethics, classical Jewish legal literature, and U.S. Law. Through exploring these foundations, professionals can better serve the interests of Jewish patients faced with difficult decisions with cultural sensitivity.

CME for Medical Professionals

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Click here for Lesson Objectives for Physicians.

Advance registration in the New York Medical College’s continuing education database is required to obtain credits.
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MCLE for Attorneys

CLE credit is available in many states for participation in Decisions of Fate. Click here for a table of approved states and the credit designation.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of New York Medical College and The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. New York Medical College is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

New York Medical College designates this Live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Lesson Objectives

  1. To develop greater sensitivity to how Jewish culture affects patients’ interactions with the healthcare system. Learn how the Jewish ethical perspective impacts a Jewish patient’s medical decisions and state of mind.
  2. To identify ways Jewish medical ethics is similar to or different from the secular approaches to medical ethics. Obtain greater familiarity with the Jewish legal complexities related to risky medical treatments, end-of-life care, abortion, and autopsies.

Disclosure Statement

All activity faculty and planners participating in continuing medical education activities provided by New York Medical College are expected to disclose to the audience any significant support or substantial relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products are discussed in their presentation and/or with any commercial supporters of the activity. In addition, all faculty are expected to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement

There is no outside support for this activity.

American Disability Act Statement

New York Medical College fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special assistance, please submit your request in writing thirty (30) days in advance of the activity to [email protected].