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.


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.


Curriculum for The Holocaust: Lessons for Medicine

Thank you to Champions Esteban González-López and Rosa Rios for adding their curriculum for The Holocaust: Lessons for Medicine to the CMATH website.


Restoration of the ‘Lost’ Biography of a Physician Victim of the Holocaust


CMATH Champions Sabine Hildebrandt, Anna Von Villiez, and William Seidelman recently published an article about the posthumous testimony for Dr. Leo Gross and his family. The restored biography of
Dr. Leo Gross presents an exemplary case study for the future of Holocaust testimony.


Germany Grapples with Its African Genocide

Tens of thousands of Namibians were killed in what historians call the 20th century’s first genocide, and Germany is finally close to recognizing it as such.


Personal Prejudices in medicine by medical student Katherine French

A Baylor College of Medicine student acknowledges that each student brings their prejudices with them when they enter the medical profession. Failing to acknowledge and confront personal prejudices could have a detrimental effect on patient care as was the case in the Third Reich.