Jesse Kane

Resident of Internal Medicine SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Jesse Kane attended the Waldorf School of Garden City from nursery through 12th grade, graduating in 2005. He went on to Oberlin College where he captained the Oberlin Men’s Lacrosse team for a three year tenure and was awarded the Andrews Family award for excellence in academics, athletics and leadership and the Hope Hibbord Memorial Scholarship for biology, graduating with high honors in neuroscience in 2009. In 2010 he moved to Israel to attend medical school at Tel Aviv University. During his time in Israel he played a major role in establishing the sport of lacrosse in the country and served as the Israeli National Lacrosse team’s first captain, participating in the European Championships of Lacrosse. Jesse received his M.D. from Tel Aviv University graduating with distinction in peer education.

He is currently a resident of internal medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He was recently awarded honors for intern of the year by his residency program and currently works on conducting research in the medical optimization for patients with heart failure. His career interests include cardiology, palliative medicine and medical literature and has been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

“I believe my approach to medicine has been fueled by the balance between creativity and science that Waldorf nourished within me. I felt that balance guide me through my long academic journey and feel it today in my approach art and science of medicine.”

Jesse Kane

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Jesse Kane

2016 Symposium PanelistAlumni

Resident of Internal Medicine SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Jesse Kane attended the Waldorf School of Garden City from nursery through 12th grade, graduating in 2005. He went on to Oberlin College where he captained the Oberlin Men’s Lacrosse team for a three year tenure and was awarded the Andrews Family award for excellence in academics, athletics and leadership and the Hope Hibbord Memorial Scholarship for biology, graduating with high honors in neuroscience in 2009. In 2010 he moved to Israel to attend medical school at Tel Aviv University. During his time in Israel he played a major role in establishing the sport of lacrosse in the country and served as the Israeli National Lacrosse team’s first captain, participating in the European Championships of Lacrosse. Jesse received his M.D. from Tel Aviv University graduating with distinction in peer education.

He is currently a resident of internal medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He was recently awarded honors for intern of the year by his residency program and currently works on conducting research in the medical optimization for patients with heart failure. His career interests include cardiology, palliative medicine and medical literature and has been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

“I believe my approach to medicine has been fueled by the balance between creativity and science that Waldorf nourished within me. I felt that balance guide me through my long academic journey and feel it today in my approach art and science of medicine.”