Webinar – The Vienna Protocol and Dealing with Human Remains from the Holocaust Era
CMATH presented an international webinar on January 29, 2018 titled The Vienna Protocol: Ethical Issues in Dealing with Human Remains from the Holocaust. This webinar reviewed recent discoveries of human remains from the Holocaust, both underground and in museums and medical schools, and the challenges of disposing of them.Read More >>
Holocaust Expert and Artists Add Depth to “Baneful Medicine” Art Exhibit with Lecture and Panel Discussion on April 24 at Cooper Union
Patrons of the new art exhibit “Baneful Medicine” at Cooper Union, on show at the college’s library gallery through May 11, will be able to gain additional insight into Holocaust-era medicine and its ties to modern medical ethics through a lecture and panel discussion Tuesday, April 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sheldon Rubenfeld, M.D., who will give the keynote address, is an internationally renowned Holocaust scholar and Executive Director of Center for Medicine after the Holocaust (CMATH). He is also a 1966 graduate of Cooper Union. Rubenfeld will be joined in a panel discussion by artists whose works are featured in the exhibit.
Center for Medicine after the Holocaust Announces Supplement for Health Professions to the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
September 19, 2017 (Houston) -- The Center for Medicine after the Holocaust (CMATH) today announced the Galilee Declaration, which affirms the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust and also supplements it for health professions.
The Galilee Declaration, which highlights the role of the medical community in Nazi Germany’s atrocities, calls upon medical schools and other healthcare institutions to incorporate the study of medicine and the Holocaust in their curricula. So far, it has been signed by close to 100 members of the international medical community and academic scholars, and endorsements continue to grow.
Teaching about the Holocaust: Influencing How Generations Will Learn from the Past by Medical Student William Porter
The Healing by Killing: Medicine During the Third Reich elective taught at Baylor College of Medicine presents the Holocaust as the end-stage of a gradual, inexorable, and murderous public health policy. As medical student William Porter learned more about the central and indispensable role of medicine in the design and implementation of the Holocaust, he was "astounded by how many of the ideas we explored were completely new to me." He wonders, "How can we hope to learn anything from the atrocities of the Holocaust if we refuse to see the Nazis as human beings just like us? "Read More >>