Louisville’s Jewish Hospital opened in 1905 as a modest means of providing quality medical care and training to underserved immigrants and aspiring doctors. Throughout the twentieth century, it became a national leader in research, practice, and patient care. This panel discussion assembles luminaries from Jewish Hospital to reflect on matters as diverse as business, culture, surgery, and spirituality, and to explore this beloved institution’s impact on Louisville and beyond.
The panel will feature the following members of the Jewish Hospital community:
Morris M. Weiss, MD, Cardiologist, Jewish Hospital Cardiovascular Institute Board
Laman A. Gray, Jr., MD, Executive and Medical Director of the University of Louisville and Jewish Hospital Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky, MSSW, BCC, Vice President of Mission for Jewish Hospital, the University of Louisville Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center
- Richard A. Schultz, Board Vice Chair, KentuckyOne Health
The panel discussion will be moderated by The Honorable Jerry E. Abramson, former mayor of Louisville, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, and Director of Governmental Affairs in the Obama White House.
This event is sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence and is part of the In Focus: Louisville History Through a Jewish Lens series.