Don't Wait! Your Gift Is Worth Twice as Much!
An anonymous donor has generously offered to match the next $25,000 in donations to support APF's many projects dedicated to improving medical education, research and healthcare in Israel.

This is your chance to be "doubly" generous with APF. Your gift today will go twice as far and will enable us to continue funding all of our programs.
APF's Emergency Course and the First Digital Health Mission in Israel Is Filling Quickly. Register Today!
Mark your calendar: APF's 21st Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Course in Israel will take place from November 2 to 7, 2019.

Created in conjunction with Israel's Ministry of Health and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), this one-of-a-kind program offers healthcare professionals firsthand training from some of the world’s foremost experts.

This unique program, now in its 21st year, always fills up quickly. If you have any questions, contact Amir Goldshtein at or call 617-232-5382.
Israel has distinguished itself as the “start-up nation” for medical innovation. Join other healthcare professionals and their families and meet the pioneers behind cutting-edge Israeli technological breakthroughs while exploring Israel’s fascinating history, culture and cuisine.

Work Highlights:
  • Visit Barzilai Medical Center
  • Tour XR Health, a leading company that uses virtual reality for chronic pain and rehabilitation after a stroke or brain injury
  • Visit Microsoft Israel with Dr. Tomer Simon (National Technology Officer)
  • Meet and hear members of the Israel Medical Association
  • Attend lectures at New Beginning: Digital Health & Wellness Innovation Center
  • And more...

Fun Highlights:
  • Visit IDF’s elite Airborne Search & Rescue Unit 669
  • Spice farm tour
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
  • Cruise on the Sea of Galilee
  • And more…!

Register before June 30, 2019, and receive a 5 percent discount!

The Mission in Israel will take place from November 3 to 12, 2019. If you have any questions, contact Amir Goldshtein at or call 617-232-5382 .
APF Welcomes Dr. Jonathan Siegal to the Board
Dr. Jonathan Siegal is an Emergency Medicine physician at NYPQ, a large academic hospital in New York City, and vice-chair for its Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Siegal had held various leadership roles in emergency department operations, including overseeing staffing, credentialing, quality assurance and patient flow and satisfaction.
Dr. Uri Landes Finds Cardiovascular Mechanics Fascinating
We’ve used the APF Fellowship money for everything – to pay the rent, to buy groceries, warm clothes, a car and more. The cost of living here is very high, almost like New York.
International Master's Program
on Disaster Management at Tel Aviv University
The International Multidisciplinary Program for Emergency and Disaster Management was established at Tel Aviv University in 2011 with the aim of providing the graduates with the knowledge and skills required to effectively deal with emergencies and disasters and their consequences.

The 10-months program enables students from all over the world to study in Israel, gain knowledge and competencies in emergency preparedness and management, and learn from leading experts as their lecturers and faculty .

The master's program has three major goals :
  1. To impart the academic knowledge and the operational and theoretical analysis skills required when dealing with emergency and disaster situations.
  2. To develop new, innovative and critical ways of thinking when examining intervention plans for dealing with emergency and disaster situations, as well as the ability to transform these plans into action.
  3. To provide the knowledge and hands-on experience to develop the skills needed for dealing with diverse types of emergencies and disasters, using tools and skills for capacity building, management, organization, evaluation, and analysis of such situations.

Click here for more information, or email Assaf Levinton, Administrative Director at
MBA in Healthcare Innovation at IDC Herzliya
2001 Beacon Street ~ Suite 210
Boston, MA 617-232-5382