"To Err is Human” Premieres in U.S. at the 32nd Israel Film Festival

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Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer invites you to attend the U.S. premiere of “To Err is Human” at the 32nd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles. Featuring Prof. Amitai Ziv, founder and director of the Israel Center for Medical Simulation (MSR) at Sheba Medical Center, the documentary takes a deep look into the third leading cause of death as Prof. Ziv strives to reduce medical errors through the use of advanced simulation training and analysis.

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“To Err is Human” is a documentary film directed by Yariv Mozer that focuses on the stark reality of medical errors as the third leading cause of death, just behind cancer and heart disease. This is the U.S. premiere of the film, which reveals the very real dangers of making a fatal medical mistake.

WHAT:
U.S. premiere and special documentary screening of “To Err is Human”
Q&A session with Director Yariv Mozer and Prof. Amitai Ziv, Sheba Medical Center

WHO:
Friends of Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer
Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer

WHEN:
Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. PST

WHERE:
Laemmle’s Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

“To Err is Human” is a documentary film directed by Yariv Mozer that focuses on the stark reality of medical errors as the third leading cause of death, right behind cancer and heart disease. This is the U.S. premiere of the film, which reveals for the first time the very real dangers of making a fatal medical mistake.

The film follows Prof. Amitai Ziv of Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, who is revolutionizing the way doctors work to prevent these deadly errors. Prof. Ziv holds several scientific and medical awards for founding the Israel Center for Medical Simulation (MSR), which strives to reduce potentially fatal medical errors by providing advanced level simulation and training exercises for doctors.

Following the screening, Director Yariv Mozer and Prof. Amitai Ziv will participate in a Q&A. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions and hear directly from Mozer and Prof. Ziv about the importance of reducing medical errors and the success of MSR.

To register for the U.S. premiere of “To Err is Human”, please click here. Free tickets are available for members of the press. Individual tickets are $36; couples’ tickets are $66.

MEDIA: All media interested in covering the event should contact Jodie Singer at jodie(at)redbanyan.com. Prof. Amitai Ziv will be available for interviews and additional questions following the screening and Q&A session. Interviews can be arranged for advance stories.

About Friends of Sheba Medical Center
Friends of Sheba Medical Center is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center in Israel. Friends of Sheba Medical Center is dedicated to raising awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center’s compassionate clinical care, cutting edge research and comprehensive educational training. To learn more, please visit: http://www.friendsofsheba.com.

About Sheba Medical Center
Born together with Israel in 1948, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East. Sheba is the only medical center in Israel that combines an acute care hospital and a rehabilitation hospital on one campus, and it is at the forefront of medical treatments, patient care, research and education. As a university teaching hospital affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, it welcomes people from all over the world indiscriminately. For more information, visit: eng.sheba.co.il

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