Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg

eye with pincersDoctors' Trials during the Week of Remembrance - 2017 Program:​​​

Promoting education, scholarship and community engagement on the lessons of the Holocaust for health care and society.

Our mission is to inspire and guide health professionals so that they practice with competence, compassion, respect and justice and uphold their duty to protect patients.  We serve as a resource for scholarship on the legacy of the Holocaust for contemporary healthcare and society and seek to create lasting partnerships between the Center for Bioethics and Humanities and like-minded community organizations.


Nuremburg-trialApril 24th - 28th, 2017 Invited Presenters:

2017 Community Events 

View Monday April 24 Flyer

Monday, April 24th from noon-1:00pm: AMC Campus - Presentation at the Fulginiti Pavilion  “Healing by Killing:  Nazi Doctors and Modern Medical Ethics,”  by Susan M. Miller, MD, MPH, FACP and Tessa Chelouche, MD.   
Monday, April 24th from 1:30-3:00pm: AMC Campus - Panel Discussion at Fulginiti Pavilion  "Remembering the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trials: Legacies and Lessons  for Today’s Health Professionals.”  Panel Discussion with Tessa Chelouche, MD, Susan Miller, MD  and Stacy Gallin, DMH. 

Monday April 24th at 6:00pm: University of Denver Reiman Theater "Remembering the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial: Lessons and Legacies   for Health and Society” Panel Discussion with Tessa Chelouche, MD, Susan Miller, MD and Stacy      Gallin, DMH. 

Wednesday, April 26th from noon-1:30pm at CU Law School - CU Boulder Campus Panel Presentation and Discussion - "The 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial: Lessons and Legacies for Law and Society."  View Flyer →

Wednesday, April 26th from 7:00-8:30pm: Eaton Humanities Building  - CU Boulder Campus Community Event: Panel Presentation - "Agency in the Midst of Oppression: Jewish Doctors, Ghettos and Public Health,"​ with Tessa Chelouche, MD, and Daniel Goldberg​, JD, PhD.     View Flyer →

Thursday, April 27th from noon-1:30pm at CU Business School-Downtown Campus "Medicine and Morality in Nazi Germany," by Tessa Chelouche, MD, followed by a panel discussion, "Remembering the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial: Implications, Lessons and Legacies for Today," with Daniel Goldberg, JD, PhD, and Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, FACP.  Lunch will be provided.    View Flyer →

Woman-2018"Lessons from the Holocaust,"​ was presented by Franziska Eckert, MD on October  23, 2017 at the Fulginiti Pavilion.  ​​Dr. Eckert is a radiation oncologist at the University of Tuebingen in Germany, and has researched medical atrocities during the Holocaust.  She shared her personal and academic perspectives on Nazi medicine.​ 

Listen to the CPR Colorado Matters interview "CU Anschutz Students To Study Role Doctors Played In The Holocaust," with Center Director Matthew Wynia, MD.
View a video with Patricia Heberer-Rice and Matthew Wynia, MD, which features a brief talk and tour of the Deadly Medicine: How Healers Became Killers exhibit from The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Listen to the NPR interview with Benjamin Ferencz​, the last living Nuremberg prosecutor.​


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