The Maimonides Society provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals to serve both the Jewish and general community locally and overseas through philanthropy, visiting physician programs, medical service and educational opportunities.
A division of the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary composed of Jewish healthcare providers and students planning to enter a healthcare occupation, the Maimonides Medical Society encourages and strengthens community among society members, provides programming and public service opportunities for tikkun olam (repair of the world), and raises money for the local and overseas Jewish communities through the Federation’s annual campaigns.
Benefits of Membership
Throughout the year, Maimonides Medical Society members are invited to exclusive Federation-sponsored events and discussions featuring local and national experts in a variety of healthcare disciplines and subject areas.
Perhaps the most famous Jewish physician of all time, Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon, also known as either Maimonides or Rambam, was born in Spain in 1135 and died in Egypt in 1204. He wrote an early version of the Physician’s Desk Reference. As a scholar, Maimonides was the leading Talmudist of his time.
For more information contact Laura Sokol Meade