“JOWMA is a braintrust of Jewish women physicians who advocate for the health of the Orthodox community”

Mimi Knoll, MD JOWMA Co-Founder and CEO

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“We are creating an indispensable resource for the Jewish world through easily accessible, trustworthy, and sensitive health information.”

Sheindel Goldfeiz, DO, JOWMA COO/CFO

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“No one should feel alone in their medical career journey. With JOWMA's mentorship Program, you are part of a medical community that is supporting you every step of the way.”

Eliana Fine, MD JOWMA Co-Founder

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“We need many, many more JOWMA's of the world.”

Ashwin Vasan, MD, PhD, Commissioner of NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

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“It has been an incredible journey since we started this mission and we are not going to stop this mission.”

Mira Hellman-Ostrov, MD, FACOG Physician Advisory Board

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“We are going to keep working together to improve the health of New Yorkers.”

Eli Rosenberg, PhD, Deputy Director for Science, Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health

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JOWMA IS

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Our mission statement

The Jewish Orthodox Women's Medical Association (JOWMA) is a trusted organization in the Jewish community dedicated to advancing public and preventative health. Leveraging its deep understanding of the Jewish and Orthodox Jewish communities, JOWMA tailors culturally sensitive educational materials and programs to promote health and combat misinformation.

As a valuable resource, JOWMA serves as a liaison between the community and healthcare stakeholders across the United States, including government, medicine, and public health. Supported by a network of over 500 Jewish women physician volunteers, JOWMA encompasses specialists in nearly every field of medicine.

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JOWMA Chemed Shadowing Program

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Running Toward Fire: The Story of JOWMA Physicians' Medical Mission to Israel

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Running Toward Fire: The Story of JOWMA Physicians' Medical Mission to Israel
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Journey to Medical School: I’m Starting Next Month, What Should I Expect?

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CPR Course at the Beach

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Virtual Yoga Class with JOWMA's Wellness Director Julie Wilcox

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