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Categories: 2021-2022 Fellows

APF Fellowship grants enable Israeli Fellows to live in North America, advance their skills, and form bonds with colleagues that will serve them throughout their careers. When they return home, these doctors enrich Israel’s reservoir of medical knowledge.

 
  • Dr. Mariana Yalon

    Dr. Mariana Yalon

    Name: Mariana Yalon Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center North American Institution: Mayo Clinic Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Yalon is completing a research fellowship in the CT Clinical Innovation Center in the department of radiology at the Mayo Clinic. Yalon is a senior physician in Rabin’s abdominal imaging unit in […]

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  • Dr. Yishay Weill

    Dr. Yishay Weill

    Name: Yishay Weill Israeli Institution: Shaare Zedek Medical Center North American Institution: Toronto Western Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Weill, an ophthalmology consultant at Shaare Zedek Medical, is completing the first year of a two-year clinical fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery in the department of ophthalmology […]

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  • Dr. Shai Shimony

    Dr. Shai Shimony

    Name: Shai Shimony Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center North American Institution: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Shimony is completing a two-year advanced fellowship in leukemia at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Shimony is a senior physician at the Rabin Medical Center Hematology Institute, […]

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  • Dr. Stav Sarna Cahan

    Dr. Stav Sarna Cahan

    Name: Stav Sarna Cahan Israeli Institution: Hadassah Medical Center North American Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Sarna Cahan is completing a clinical fellowship in acute and reconstructive burn care management at Massachusetts General Hospital and pediatric burn care at the Shriners Hospital for Children. He recently […]

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  • Dr. Lilah Rinsky-Halivni

    Dr. Lilah Rinsky-Halivni

    Name: Lilah Rinsky-Halivni Israeli Institution: Clalit Health Services North American Institution: Harvard University Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Rinsky-Halivni, MD, PhD, is a specialist, teacher and researcher in the field of occupational medicine for Clalit Health Maintenance Organization. She’s completing a research fellowship at Harvard University in occupational geriatrics, which […]

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  • Dr. Niv Pencovici

    Dr. Niv Pencovici

    Name: Niv Pencovici Israeli Institution: Chaim Sheba Medical Center North American Institution: Mayo Clinic Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Pencovici is in the first year of a two-year fellowship in abdominal multiorgan transplantation at the Mayo Clinic. Israel doesn’t have sufficient patient volume to provide adequate training in abdominal transplant […]

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  • Dr. Lea Ohana Sarna Cahan

    Dr. Lea Ohana Sarna Cahan

    Name: Lea Ohana Sarna Cahan Israeli Institution: Hadassah Medical Center North American Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Ohana Sarna Cahan, a pediatric attending physician at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem, is completing a one-year fellowship program in disaster medicine at Beth Israel […]

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  • Dr. Itay Lotan

    Dr. Itay Lotan

    Name: Itay Lotan Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center North American Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Lotan, a senior neurologist in the department of neurology and the neuroimmunology clinics at Rabin Medical Center, will spend two years as a fellow at the NMO clinic and research laboratory […]

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  • Dr. Dor Lotan

    Dr. Dor Lotan

    Name: Dor Lotan Israeli Institution: Chaim Sheba Medical Center North American Institution: Columbia University Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Lotan is participating in a clinical fellowship program in advanced heart failure at Presbyterian Hospital in New York, which has one of the largest advanced heart failure programs in the world, […]

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  • Dr. Haim Leibovitzh

    Dr. Haim Leibovitzh

    Name: Haim Leibovitzh Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center North American Institution: Mount Sinai Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Leibovitzh is completing his third year of a clinical and research fellowship in advanced inflammatory bowel disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Upon his return to Israel, Haim plans to […]

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  • Dr. Johad Khoury

    Dr. Johad Khoury

    Name: Johad Khoury Israeli Institution: Carmel Medical Center North American Institution: Yale University Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Khoury, a senior physician in pulmonology, accepted a research fellowship at Yale University, where he will investigate interstitial lung diseases, with a focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, one of the most lethal […]

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  • Dr. Idan Goren

    Dr. Idan Goren

    Name: Idan Goren Israeli Institution: Rabin Medical Center North American Institution: Cleveland Clinic Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Goren, a senior physician in the inflammatory bowel diseases unit at Rabin Medical Center, is in the first year of a two-year research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute. Upon […]

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  • Dr. Yuval Fouks

    Dr. Yuval Fouks

    Name: Yuval Fouks Israeli Institution: Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center North American Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Fouks is in the first year of a two-year research fellowship in reproductive medicine with Boston IVF, whose physicians are affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. […]

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  • Dr. Guy Feldman

    Dr. Guy Feldman

    Name: Guy Feldman Israeli Institution: HaEmek Medical Center North American Institution: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Feldman is completing a clinical fellowship in orthopedic surgery trauma at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The goal of this fellowship is to provide advanced training […]

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  • Dr. Dan Feldman

    Dr. Dan Feldman

    Name: Dan Feldman Israeli Institution: Meir Medical Center North American Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Feldman will spend this year as a research fellow in the gastroenterology department of Massachusetts General Hospital. Upon his return, Feldman hopes to further develop Meir’s gastrointestinal cancer genetics and prevention […]

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  • Dr. Yossi Dux

    Dr. Yossi Dux

    Name: Yossi Dux Israeli Institution: Chaim Sheba Medical Center North American Institution: Johns Hopkins Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Dux is completing a one-year clinical fellowship in breast cancer surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Currently, in Israel, most breast cancer surgery is performed by general surgeons due to a […]

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  • Dr. Henry Chill

    Dr. Henry Chill

    Name: Henry Chill Israeli Institution: Hadassah Medical Center North American Institution: University of Chicago Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Chill is in his first year of a three-year clinical fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Evanston Hospital, affiliated with the University of Chicago. Upon his return, he […]

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  • Dr. Yael Baumfeld

    Dr. Yael Baumfeld

    Name: Yael Baumfeld Israeli Institution: Soroka University Medical Center North American Institution: Inova Women’s Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Baumfeld will complete a clinical fellowship in urogynecology and pelvic floor reconstruction with Inova Women’s Hospital’s urogynecology division in Fairfax, VA. Upon completion of her work, she will return to […]

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  • Dr. Guy Avital

    Dr. Guy Avital

    Name: Guy Avital Israeli Institution: IDF Medical Corps North American Institution: U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Avital will complete a research fellowship in critical care at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research in San Antonio. Upon completion of his studies, Avital will use […]

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  • Dr. Avia Abramovitz Fouks

    Dr. Avia Abramovitz Fouks

    Name: Avia Abramovitz Fouks Israeli Institution: Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center North American Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital Fellowship Year: 2021-2022 Description: Dr. Abramovitz Fouks will complete a stroke research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2017, she has been a resident in the department of neurology in Tel Aviv Medical […]

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