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U.S. Doc Volunteers in Jerusalem: ‘I Felt Like I Had to Do Something’ – Medpage Today

U.S. Doc Volunteers in Jerusalem: ‘I Felt Like I Had to Do Something’ – Medpage Today

 

 

In this exclusive video interview, Martin Jacobson, MD, an anesthesiologist from New Jersey, discusses his decision to be a volunteer physician at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem. Jacobson describes the atmosphere of the city and potential safety concerns.The following is a transcript of his remarks: After the attacks on October 7th, they [Hadassah Hospital] invited me to come out in anticipation of an increased amount of traumas or injuries, casualties related to any increased activity on the battlefront.Hadassah Hospital is not anywhere near Gaza, but it is a small country, so there are only so many places near Gaza… 

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