International Yiddish Conference & Retreat

Dr. Shim Felsen: Physician Family Practice; Toronto, Canada

Dr. Shim Felsen

Shim Felsen has been a practicing family doctor in Toronto, Canada, for the past 45 years. He was a lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, until 1996. Although 44 years ago he married into a family of Yiddishists, he only began to improve his Yiddish in the last twenty years – and is still working on it! He has an interest in learning about medicine in the shtetls.