The John P. McGovern
Academy of Oslerian Medicine
invites you to a

Meeting of the 56th UTMB Osler Club
(Dedicated to the application of Oslerian principles to
contemporary medicine and medical education.)

Tuesday, January 15, 2012
5:30–7:30 p.m.
Caduceus Room, Administration Building 6th floor, UTMB

Dialogue and Dinner:
“Maimonides, 1100’s: Rabbi, Community Leader,
Philosopher, Physician”

Rabbi Jimmy Kessler, DHL, DD
Temple B’nai Israel
Galveston, Texas

A light buffet supper will be served.
Admission is free, but space is limited.  Reservations are advised.
For reservations, or to register for CME credit, contact Rosemary Lindley,
ext. 79680 or rmlindle@utmb.edu no later than Monday, January 14, 2013.


Educational Method:  Lecture

Target Audience:  All members of the UTMB and surrounding communities.

1. Identify the historical place of Moshe ben Maimon in Jewish history and the history of medicine
     a. Appraise Maimondes’ role in organizing Jewish law for his time.
     b. Review the impact of his writings on Jewish life to this day.
2. Describe the relationship between Christianity and Judaism and Islam in an Islamic world, particularly related to medicine and philosophy.
     a. Examine the freedoms and restraints allowed Jews and Christians.
     b. Extrapolate the impact on knowledge from the living experiences of non-Muslims in the Islamic world and how they have changed.
3. Demonstrate the Rambam’s method for teaching medicine and compare one of his methods to that of Dr. William Osler.

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Rabbi Kessler has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Drs. Jack Alperin, Kristene Gugliuzza and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics Statement:  UTMB designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour in ethics/professional responsibility.

Times:5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Caduceus Room, Admin. Bldg. 6th floor, UTMB
Audience:Administration Education Research Hospital Clinics Staff Students Faculty
Contact:Rosemary Lindley
John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine