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Rabbi Aaron Glatt MD

Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is the Assistant Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere. He has been giving a Daf Yomi shiur for nearly 30 years and gives a weekly gemara be’iyun shiur, daily halacha shiurim, and many other classes.


An international lecturer on numerous medical and halachic issues, Rabbi Dr. Glatt has authored two books through ArtScroll, Visiting the Sick: A halachic and medical guide - with down to earth advice, and Women in the Talmud. 

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Rabbi Dr. Glatt is currently Chairman of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases / Hospital Epidemiologist at South Nassau Communities Hospital. He is a full Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and a spokesperson for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Previously, he held positions as President / CEO of St. Joseph Hospital and as Associate Dean at NY Medical College. 

A graduate of  Yeshiva University (class valedictorian), he received his MD from Columbia University and did an internal medicine residency/chief residency at Brookdale University Medical Center, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at SUNY Health Sciences Center (Brooklyn).


The author of 200+ scientific journal articles, book chapters and presentations, he has served on editorial boards and as a reviewer for many prestigious journals, has worked on many government, hospital, medical school and public health committees, has been frequently interviewed by print, television and on-line media, and has served as a scholar-in-residence at many shuls, yeshivos and hospitals around the world.

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