Medical Ethics and the Holocaust
Does the fact that Nazi doctors conducted experiments on human beings and that German medical scientists played a central role in perpetrating the Holocaust guarantee that doctors and other health-science professionals are practicing medicine more ethically today? If the best-trained physicians of the early twentieth century were capable of such transgressions, will those of the early twenty-first century be able to avoid a similar outcome?Read More >>
Science, Medicine and Religion after the Holocaust
Germany, and particularly the German medical profession, continues to live under the shame and ignominy of the National Socialist period. In part because of its sad, recent history Germany now has some of the most rigorous ethical guidelines for medicine and research in Europe today.