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Fred Rosner is Assistant Dean and professor of medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Director of the Department of Medicine at Queens Hospital Center. He is the Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee of the state of New York. Rosner immigrated to the United States from Germany, having lived in Berlin during the 1930s.
Rosner grew up in Berlin, Germany where, at the age of three, he and his brother were on the last of the Kindertransport boats to the United Kingdom. Rosner was an undergraduate at Yeshiva University and then took an M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, graduating with the first graduating class in 1959.
Rosner has published almost 800 articles including 29 books and 39 chapters in books. These not only include all aspects of Jewish medical ethics and Jewish medical history, but also the multiple facets of haematology including leukemia and anaemia, immunology and general medicine. He has many publications including books on Maimonidies.
Rosner is an internationally known authority on medical ethics, having lectured widely on Jewish medical ethics throughout USA and has served as visiting professor or lecturer in Israel, England, France, Germany, Mexico, Canada, Holland, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. His son, Rabbi Shalom Rosner, is a popular lecturer on Talmud and other subjects related to Jewish law and currently resides in Bet Shemesh, Israel.