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Episode 48: Medical Ethics III – Triage & Priority of Care

by Rabbi Dov Linzer (Posted on January 14, 2024)

In this third and final episode on medical ethics, Rabbi Dov Linzer explores Rav Feinstein’s rulings on the halakhic ethos that should guide medical professionals in matters of triage and priority of care. Should we operate on the principle that all life is of equal and infinite value, or should we prioritize medical treatment based on the status, sex, or religion of the patient? Hear how Rav Moshe deals with some challenging texts and how his final rulings on this topic Influenced later poskim. Listen now.