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 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.
Echoes of the Holocaust: Cultivating Compassion in 21st Century Healers
April 9th - 13th, 2018
2018 Invited Presenter:
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, will be on display at the
Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities from March 22 through May 22.
Click to inquire about requesting Deadly Medicine exhibit group visits or events.
Thursday, March 22 - 9:00am - Deadly Medicine Exhibit opens at the Fulginiti Pavilion
Thursday, March 22 - 6:00pm presentation, "How Healers Became Killers," at the Fulginiti Pavilion
Monday, April 2 - Noon at the Fulginiti: Howie Movshovitz discusses films of Leni Riefenstahl
Monday, April 9 - Noon panel discussion at CU Boulder Law School-Room 205
Monday, April 9 - 7:00pm panel discussion at CU Boulder Eaton Humanities Building-Room 130
Tuesday, April 10 - Noon presentation and panel: Children's Hospital Colorado Grand Rounds
in Education II South Auditorium.
Tuesday, April 10 - 5:00-7:30pm Deadly Medicine exhibit and panel discussion at the Fulginiti
Wednesday, April 11 - Noon presentation at UCH Schroffel Conference Center
Wednesday, April 11 - 1:30pm panel discussion at the Fulginiti Pavilion
Thursday, April 12 - Noon presentation at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus
Friday, April 13 - Noon panel discussion at CU Downtown Campus-1250 14th St. Room 470
Monday, April 30 - Noon at the Fulginiti: AMC Choir performs "In Stiller Nacht," a concert
in honor and memory of the lives lost during the Holocaust.
Tuesday, May 22 - 5:00pm - Deadly Medicine exhibit closes
All events are free and open to the public.
We thank the MB Glassman Foundation for their generous support of this year's programming.
"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.
View a video
with Patricia Heberer-Rice, PhD, and Matthew Wynia, MD, at Misericordia University, with a presentation and a brief tour of the Deadly Medicine
exhibit from The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Support: There are several ways to get involved in our 2018 programming:
For information about donations, contact Brianna Gagnon (303) 724-6335 at the CU Office of Advancement.