Rabbi Edward Reichman, MD

//Rabbi Edward Reichman, MD

Rabbi Edward Reichman is a professor of Emergency Medicine and professor in the Division of Education and Bioethics in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He received his B.A. from Yeshiva University; M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Rabbinic Ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.

In addition to his full–time clinical practice in emergency medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Rabbi Reichman lectures internationally on Jewish medical ethics. He has edited books and penned many book chapters and journal articles on Jewish medical ethics and Jewish medical history. He is the recipient of a Kornfeld Foundation Study Fellowship and the Michael A. and Jonathan S. Rubinstein Medical Ethics Prize. He was elected to the Davidoff Society for excellence in medical teaching at Einstein and was awarded the Outstanding Mentor Award for two years at Yeshiva University. He has served on the advisory boards of the New York Organ Donor Network, Center for Genetics and Public Policy, the Program for Jewish Genetic Health at Einstein and the Rabbinical Council of America.

At Einstein, Dr. Reichman teaches Jewish medical ethics in the Einstein bioethics master’s program, offers electives in Jewish medical ethics, and mentors medical students writing their theses on topics in Jewish medical ethics.

At Yeshiva University, Dr. Reichman has mentored the Medical Ethics Society since its inception, working closely with the students to coordinate both local and national programming. In addition, he serves as a mentor to students in the honors program who choose to write their theses on topics in Jewish medical ethics.