The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and the Center for Jewish Learning will present the Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics on Feb. 20.
Dr. Daniel Eisenberg will discuss “Designer Babies and Choosing Disabilities: Ethical Considerations of Deliberately Creating a Disabled Child by IVF.”
Eisenberg is an assistant professor of Diagnostic Imaging at Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and a practicing radiologist in the Department of Radiology at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he was a former member of the hospital ethics committee and currently sits on the IRB.
Eisenberg is an expert in the traditional Jewish approach to medical ethics issues. He is a noted lecturer in the area of Jewish medical ethics internationally, presenting to professional and lay audiences at conferences, schools, colleges, and synagogues.
The talk will take place at 7:30 pm at the Kaplan Feldman Complex, 12 Millstone Campus Dr.