The Holocaust, medicine and becoming a physician: the crucial role of education
Learning about the abandonment of moral principles of healthcare professionals and scientists, their societies and academic institutions, to a murderous ideology yields fundamental concerns and global implications for present and future healthcare professionals’ education and practice. Medicine’s worst-case scenario raises deeply disturbing yet essential questions in the here and now: Could the Holocaust, one of the greatest evils ever perpetrated on humankind, have occurred without the complicity of physicians, their societies, and the scientific profession community? How did healers become killers? Can it happen again?Read More >>
Judaism, the US Seal, and Medicine on the Fourth of July
This article helps us understand why the US is the only Judeo-Christian country in the world. If American medicine ignores the foundation of our country and the wisdom of traditional religious medical ethics, then it may pursue policies that are detrimental to patients.