Medical Ethics and The Role of Religion with Gary A. Smith, MD

Conversation with the Rabbi

Jul 8 2021 • 42 mins

Rabbi Michael Beyo and Dr. Adrian McIntyre talk with Dr. Gary Smith about medical ethics, religion, and living together in community with people who have different values.

(Producer's note: This conversation was recorded in November 2020 and discusses Covid-19 vaccine research and other topics in the context of that time.)

Gary A. Smith, MD is Mission President of the California San Jose Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For additional information about Dr. Smith's community and the California San Jose Mission, see "How Missionaries Are Comforting Californians During COVID-19" (March 4, 2021).

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