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We have the great pleasure to invite you to the next Hadassah International Special Webinar when Prof. Zeev Rotstein, Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO) in which he will share with us his vision for how Hadassah, Israel and the World will move through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prof. Rotstein has been a pioneer Public Health leader since the beginning of this crisis. His role as the Director General of HMO has been critical in proposing and implementing alternative solutions to the way COVID-19 has been dealt.

The webinar will take place on Monday, May 4th, 2020 from 10 am EDT / 5 pm Israel time.



We would also like to ask you to share this particular opportunity with HI units and HWZOA, board members, presidents, donors, sympathizers, and friends.

Be advised that participants must register in advance by clicking on the picture on the side, or CLICKING HERE. The Zoom link and dial-in numbers will be provided after registration.

Important: We will leave time at the end of the call for questions. It’s a challenge to facilitate these types of calls, with participants from all over the world, and the only method for ensuring a smooth process is to gather registrations and engage an outside firm to manage the call overall as well as the Q&A session.

Looking forward to your participation at our webinar.

Wishing everybody Yom Ha'atzmaut Sameach / Happy Independence Day!


 Prof. Zeev Rotstein joined the Hadassah Medical Organization as the Director General after a long and distinguished career at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, where he began as a senior cardiologist in 1977 and served as its Director General from 2004-2016. He was the Director of Sheba's Acute Care Hospital from 1999 to 2004 and its Deputy Director from 1988 to 1999.


Born in Haifa, Prof. Rotstein graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University where he continued on to do his internship and residency in the Chaim Sheba Medical Heart Institute. He received his Masters of Health Administration (MHA) from the Leon Recanti Graduate School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University and was certified by the Israel Ministry of Health as a specialist in Health Systems Management. Additionally, he has held fellowships at the New York Department of Health, Tufts University and Johns Hopkins Medical Center School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Prof. Rotstein is a highly sought-after lecturer having taught at Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv University and The Academic Center for Law and Science, where he continues to coordinate and teach courses in the Health Systems Management program. As an academician, Prof. Rotstein is an Associate Clinical Professor who has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. See a selected list of his publications attached.


Prof. Rotstein is a member of numerous professional societies and organizations including the Israel Heart Society, the European Heart Society and the Israel Association of Hospital Managers. Both in Israel and internationally, Prof. Rotstein is considered an expert in Health Systems Management and the Planning and Construction of Hospitals. He has been involved in projects across the world including in Italy, Equatorial Guinea and Ghana. In Skolkovo, Moscow Prof. Rotstein was involved in planning, designing and operating the first phase Clinic and Diagnostics Building and is now involved in planning and designing the second phase – 100-bed inpatient Oncology Hospital.


In June 2016, Prof. Rotstein was named an Honorary Fellow of the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (Israel) in recognition of his creativity, persistence and significant contribution to public health in Israel, to medical research and to medical education. In May 2017, the University of Nicosia conferred the degree of Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa upon Prof. Rotstein, for his outstanding contribution to science, education and patient care. In 2020 Prof. Rotstein heads the prestigious National Committee that determines what medications are included in the “basket” Israeli physicians can prescribe without extra cost for patients.


Prof. Zeev Rotstein brings to Hadassah Medical Organization a combination of healthcare management and consultancy experience, academic excellence, and care as a physician. 


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