Medicine

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?

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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.

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American Eugenics

American eugenicists provided support for Nazi eugenicists, as can be seen on a unique website.

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Judaism, the US Seal, and Medicine on the Fourth of July

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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.

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Students Visiting Holocaust-Related Sites

How visiting Holocaust sites can aid in teaching Medical Ethics.

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Interview of Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, May 16, 2008

World famous cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Michael E. DeBakey discusses his training in Nazi Germany.

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