Our mission is to inspire and guide health professionals to practice with competence, compassion, respect and justice, and to always uphold our duty to protect patients. We serve as a resource for scholarship on the legacy of the Holocaust for contemporary health care and society, and we seek to create lasting partnerships between the Center for Bioethics and Humanities and like-minded community organizations.
Patricia Heberer-Rice, PhD
Senior Historian and Director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC
A traveling exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, was on display at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities from March 20-May 22. Read about the exhibition in CU Anschutz Today. Click for additional resources.
May 6th When Healers Became Killers: Learning from History to Protect the Future. Discussion led by Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH
May 22nd Deadly Medicine closing event featuring visiting scholar, Dr. Matthis Krischel from Germany who presented "Medicine and Politics in Nazi Germany, followed by a reading by Sudanese refugee poet and playwright Helen Abyei. The AMC Orchestra also performed.
Holocaust survivor Jack Adler, who was interviewed on CPR's Colorado Matters last spring, shared his experiences at the Fulginiti on April 10th, 2018 as part of a panel on Stories from the World of Genocide. Also participating in the event were Holocaust survivor Rosalyn Kirkel and Iraq refugees Sama Kareem & Marwan Nassr.
"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.
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