In March, APF Board Members Nancy Schmidt, RN, and her husband, Dr. Richard Schmidt, hosted a great night for the Philadelphia chapter. Dr. Alex Zendel, a current APF Fellow in transplant surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, served as the guest speaker.
In May, APF honored Past President Dr. Norton J. Greenberger for his 25 years of service on the Board. Dr. Bruria Adini, head of the Department of Disaster Management at Tel Aviv University, discussed preparing the
public for light search and rescue while Colonel (Ret.) Dr. Erez Carmon, a former Israeli Air Force Surgeon General, spoke about aerial medical evacuation in Israel.
In September, the Michigan chapter made its third presentation to the Jewish Medical Student Association at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine in Detroit. Drs. Basse, Bernstein and Kelman were on hand to make the presentation, which outlined APF’s mission and programs.
Several participating students, residents and attending physicians expressed interest in doing clinical rotations in Israel.