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Boston Medical Center & Einstein Victor Center partner for community outreach. Boston Medical Center recently partnered with the Einstein Victor Center to bring Jewish genetic disease awareness and education to the Greater Boston area. Dr. Jodi Hoffman, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and a board certified physician in Clinical Genetics, spearheaded the effort in the city. Dr. Hoffman and her team at BMC partnered with schools, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations in Boston to put together a series of programs aimed at educating the community about Jewish genetic diseases and the screening process. Their first program, entitled “Jewish Genetics Across the Generations” took place at Congregation B’nai Shalom, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts, the local Hadassah chapter, and three other synagogues. The program was a collaborative and successful effort by Boston’s ...

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