Rambam Medical Leadership Circle
The executive leadership of Rambam Health Care Campus honors and pays tribute to its physicians and surgeons who have made landmark contributions to the development of clinical medicine, the advancement of medical research, to the education of future generations of medical leaders both within the medical center and beyond, and who thereby serve as examples of outstanding leadership in their field.
Professor David Ehrlich
One of the founding fathers of Israeli surgery and a pioneer of kidney transplantation. Initiated and founded the Technion’s Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and served as its first Dean. Awarded the Israel Prize in Medicine, 1992.
Served at Rambam during 1948-1977
Professor Ornan (Ori) Better
Established the first department of Nephrology at Rambam
Medical Center, with facilities for dialysis and kidney transplantation. Developed the protocol for the treatment of Crush Syndrome, which has been universally adopted and used throughout the world to this day.
Served at Rambam during 1959-1993
Professor Simon Bursztein
One of the founding fathers of Israeli critical care medicine, a leader in the field at the international level, and a pioneer of intensive care medicine. An inspiring leader who trained generations of intensive care physicians who became leaders in their field. Contributed greatly to development of the field of toxicology. First incumbent of the David Ehrlich Chair in Surgery at the Technion.
Served at Rambam from 1969–1995
Professor Daniel Reis
A leading orthopedic surgeon in Israel; established Rambam’s Department of Orthopedics B, an international center of excellence in orthopedic trauma and joint replacement. A charismatic leader serving as an example for a generation of the country’s orthopedic specialists.
Served at Rambam during the years 1977-1995
Professor Shmuel Eidelman
Founder of Rambam’s Gastroenterology Institute; a great physician and symbol of patient devotion. Nurtured generations of leaders; impacted medical education in Israel as Vice Dean for Education at the Technion's Faculty of Medicine, Chair of the Scientific Council of the Israeli Medical Association and Commissioner of Patient Inquiries.
Served at Rambam during the years 1970-2006