Hadassah Medical Organization names new director of Ein Kerem Hospital

Dr. Yaniv Sherer comes from Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon; his position at Hadassah becomes effective on April 1.

Dr. Yaniv Sherer. Credit: Courtesy of Hadassah Medical Center.
Dr. Yaniv Sherer. Credit: Courtesy of Hadassah Medical Center.

Israel’s  Hadassah Medical Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of health-care leader Dr. Yaniv Sherer as director of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, one of the medical center’s two Jerusalem hospitals.

Sherer, whose position becomes effective on April 1, comes to Hadassah from Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, where he served as deputy director. He succeeds Dr. Yinon Buda, who has been acting director of Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem for the last 18 months.

Sherer’s broad experience includes serving as deputy director general of Ichilov Tel Aviv Medical Center, medical assistant to the CEO of Israel’s Ministry of Health and a physician in the Israel Defense Forces.

He is a founder of Israel’s National Program for Quality Indicators in Community Healthcare, which publishes the Health Quality Indicators Report of the Ministry of Health. The annual report is based on key measures of hospital quality, such as diagnosis time, waiting time and patient treatment. Sherer is also a senior member of and reviewer for the Joint Commission International (JCI), the global quality and accreditation organization.

A professor of internal medicine specializing in autoimmune diseases, Sherer has authored or co-authored 150 articles published in a wide range of journals, including the Journal of Clinical Immunology; European Journal of ImmunologyThe American Journal of Emergency MedicineCirculation, the journal of the American Heart Association; Oxford University Press’s Human Reproduction; and the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

“The Hadassah Medical Organization stands at the pinnacle of Israeli medicine, and is one of the leading medical centers in the world,” said Sherer. “I am happy and proud to join the Hadassah family and thank director general Yoram Weiss, the board and its chair, Dalia Itzik, for the trust they have placed in me.”

You have read 3 articles this month.
Register to receive full access to JNS.
About & contact The Publisher
Releases published on the JNS Wire are communicated and paid for by third parties. Jewish News Syndicate, and any of its distribution partners, take zero responsibility for the accuracy of any content published in any press release. All the statements, opinions, figures in text or multimedia including photos or videos included in each release are presented solely by the sponsoring organization, and in no way reflect the views or recommendation of Jewish News Syndicate or any of its partners. If you believe any of the content in a release published on JNS Wire is offensive or abusive, please report a release.
Thank you. You are a loyal JNS Reader.
You have read more than 10 articles this month.
Please register for full access to continue reading and post comments.
Never miss a thing
Get the best stories faster with JNS breaking news updates