Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Yardaena Batya Osband, M.D., FAAP, IBCLC, is an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and is the director of longitudinal curricular themes. Dr. Osband studied for two years in Midreshet Lindenbaum and received her B.A. in Jewish Studies and Music at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women. She attended medical degree at the Sackler School for Medicine of Tel Aviv University and completed her residency in pediatrics at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, New York.
Dr. Osband has taught in many schools, synagogues and has been a scholar in residence in many communities. She lectures on Tanach, Halacha and Talmud, with a specific interest in the biographies of the Taanim and Amoraim. Dr. Osband is also the co-host of the Daf Yomi podcast Talking Talmud.
She also serves on the board of Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA), The Riverdale Minyan and is a founder of the Orthodox Leadership Project. Dr. Osband and her family also started the Michael E. Osband Senior Swab campaign with Gift of Life. She currently resides in Israel with her husband and children.