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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed.

Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.


Mayaan HoffmanWe're thrilled to welcome Maayan Hoffman to our Hadassah On Call team! A savvy, insightful American-Israeli journalist, today she is running a Jerusalem-based strategic communications company. Among her clients is The Jerusalem Post, where she serves as head of conferences. Previously, she served as news editor, head of strategy and senior health analyst covering the COVID-19 pandemic.

A third-generation Hadassah member, mother and wife living in Jerusalem, Maayan has held several senior journalism positions and written about health, innovation and more for publications including The Washington Post, The American Spectator, The Hill and Roll Call.

May 17, 2023

We're delving into melanoma with world-renowned expert Professor Michal Lotem, head of the Center for Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy at the Sharett Institute of Oncology.

Apr 19, 2023

World-renowned Dr. Polina Stepensky, director of Hadassah’s Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immunotherapy, returns to discuss her groundbreaking cancer research.

Mar 16, 2023

Extreme picky eating and shorter stature are just two topics linked to eating disorders. We delve into these and more in this episode with Dr. Esti Galili-Weisstub, dir. of the Herman Dana Div. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Efrat Dreizner, coordinator of social work.

Feb 16, 2023

In honor of American Heart Month, we're talking all things heart and a revolutionary new system capturing and removing blood clots with Dr. David Planer, director of the department of Interventional Cardiology at Hadassah Medical Organization.

Jan 11, 2023

Our latest episode dives into the findings of a new study showing a drastic decrease in sperm count and sperm concentration over the past decades. Listen as Professor Hagai Levine, public health physician, epidemiologist and head of the environmental health track of the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of...