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A Conversation from the Front Line

Interviewed by our hosts, Dr. Jonathan Graf and Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf, these online panel discussions offer informative opportunities to hear from and ask questions of doctors and leaders from our community.

For all dates, use the following link to Join Us on Zoom.

These events are community forums.  Questions are submitted from our audience in advance and while livestreaming online.  Please email your questions or comments to programs@sherithisrael.org by the Friday prior to each discussion or use Zoom chat during the event.


Upcoming Events



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Past Events

COVID-19: A Conversation From the Front Line

What now? An Update on the Pandemic

Dr. Jeremy Faust and Dr. Jonathan Graf

Wednesday, July 29, 5 pm

 

We welcome back Dr. Jeremy Samuel Faust, an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the division of health policy and public health, and an instructor at Harvard Medical School for a conversation with our host, Dr. Jonathan Graf.

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A Conversation from the Front Line with Mayor London Breed - July 22, 2020

San Francisco and Reform Judaism - two entities whose tradition is change. Mayor Breed and Rabbi Graf will discuss COVID-19, the movement for racial justice, and other challenges of this time.

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COVID-19: A Conversation From the Front Line
Mental Health Implications of Quarantine
Dr. Lauren Allerhand, Dr. James Davis and Lee Pollak
Wednesday, July 8, 5 pm

 

Join us for a conversation on how increased social isolation, lack of reliable guidance, and heightened awareness of racial and social inequities affect our sense of well being. This panel discussion will feature Dr. Lauren Allerhand, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University specializing in care for teenagers; Dr. James Davis, a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF; and Lee Pollak, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in grief-care and eldercare. Hosted by Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf.

 
 

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Heeding the Call to Antiracism
July 17, 2020

Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf interviews two nationally renowned leaders in education working hard to combat racism: Wanda M. Holland Greene, the Head of School at The Hamlin School in San Francisco and Robert Greene, the CEO/Principal of Cedar & Burwell Strategic Consulting.

 

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COVID-19: A Conversation from the Front Line - Part 4

The Future of COVID-19: Can Israeli Technology and Innovation Change the Course of the Pandemic?

Dr. Daniel Kraft and Steven Schoenfeld interviewed by Dr. Jonathan Graf

Wednesday, June 3, 5 pm
 

A conversation between Dr. Daniel Kraft, a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator; Steven Schoenfeld, the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of BlueStar Indexes; and Dr. Jonathan Graf, professor of medicine at UCSF and a practicing internist and rheumatologist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and UCSF Medical Centers.

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COVID-19: A Conversation from the Front Line -  Part 3

The victims of COVID-19: A discussion on how the virus affects its oldest and youngest patients
Dr. Bennett Zier & Dr. Valerie Flaherman interviewed by Dr. Jonathan Graf
Wednesday, May 20, 5 pm

A conversation between Dr. Jonathan Graf, professor of medicine at UCSF and a practicing internist and rheumatologist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and UCSF Medical Centers; Dr. Bennett Zier, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at UCSF and STARS Medical Director at San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living; and Dr. Valerie Flaherman, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF and Director of the Newborn Nursery at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.

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COVID-19: A Conversation from the Front Line - Part 2
Dr. Jonathan Graf and Dr. Jeremy Samuel Faust

May 6, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Samuel Faust, an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the division of health policy and public health, and an instructor at Harvard Medical School Interviewed by our host, Dr. Jonathan Graf.

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COVID-19: A Conversation from the Front Line - Part 1
Dr. Jonathan Graf, Dr. Meghan Marmor and Dr. Erin Gordon
April 29, 2020

Meghan Marmor, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine and Dr. Erin Gordon, a physician-scientist with an interest in airway epithelial dysfunction in asthma are interviewed by our host, Dr. Jonathan Graf.

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Press

S.F. Synagogue's Online Series on COVID-19 Offers Expert Insights. J. Weekly

 

 

 

Fri, September 25 2020 7 Tishrei 5781