Jeremy Nathan is a native English speaker who made Aliyah in 2019. He developed an interest in Western acupuncture in the early 2000's culminating with him being awarded the Diploma in Medical Acupuncture (DipMedAc) by the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) in 2004. He later became an examiner for the BMAS for candidates applying for their Diploma. In the UK, he was recognised as a specialist in Western acupuncture by all the major private UK health insurers.
In the UK, he originally graduated as a doctor from University College London (UCL) Medical School in 1990, completing pre-registration residencies in London teaching hospitals in Cardiology, General Medicine, Care of the Elderly, General Surgery, Urology and Orthopaedics.
He subsequently graduated from the prestigious North West London Hospitals GP Vocational Training Scheme, completing post-registration rotations in General Practice (Family Medicine), Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Accident and Emergency (ER), Care of the Elderly and Psychiatry.
He was awarded the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) (UK) in 1992, and became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) (UK) in 1994. He worked as a UK General Practitioner (Family Medicine) in London over the next 25 years in both the public and private sectors, before making aliyah in 2019 with his wife Deborah.
In the UK, he held the post of lecturer, medical student tutor and examiner at UCL Medical School. He received a Distinguished Teacher award, voted for by the students and achieved the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), recognised across the UK University and Higher Education sector as evidence of expertise and commitment to enhancing and supporting the student learning experience. He was also a recipient of the UCL Medical School's Excellence in Medical Education Awards (EMEA), which recognises exceptional contributions to education in the Medical School program. In 2013, he was awarded with Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators.
Additionally, before moving to Israel, he worked as a GP Appraiser for the UK General Medical Council (the body responsible for the registration and licensing of UK doctors) and he worked as a Medical Member of the UK Ministry of Justice's First-tier Tribunal service, a Judicial appointment hearing and deciding medical appeals relating to social benefits, industrial injuries, accidents, and prescribed diseases.