Lunch and Learn with Helen Burstin and Mark Blumenthal: Frank Burstin’s Story: Who Knows What Tomorrow Will Be?

July 14, 2021    
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A multi-media presentation on the life of Helen’s father, Frank Burstin, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust, including five years of slave labor that took him to Auschwitz, a death march and liberation at a sub-camp of Mauthausen. Helen and Mark will tell Frank’s story through excerpts of his video testimony, his self-published autobiography, his poems, family photos and more.

Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, MACP is the Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), a coalition of 45

specialty societies representing more than 800,000 physicians. Dr. Burstin formerly served as Chief Scientific Officer of the National Quality Forum (NQF). She has also served as the Director of the Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Prior to this, Dr. Burstin was the Director of Quality Measurement at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Mark Blumentthal is a survey research consultant who currently writes poll analysis for the online research company YouGov. Previously, he was the head of election polling at SurveyMonkey, senior polling editor for The Huffington Post, co-founder of, creator of the MysteryPollster blog and a long-time pollster and campaign consultant. Helen and Mark have been members of Temple Micah since 2008.

Register before July 12th at 5 pm.  There is no guarantee that a link to the meeting can be sent after that time.

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