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.
Deadly Medicine: How Healers Became Killers
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.
Monday, April 9th - Day & evening programs at the CU Boulder Campus
Tuesday, April 10th - Noontime & evening programs at Children's Hospital Colorado
Wednesday, April 11th - Noontime & evening programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus
Thursday, April 12th - TBD, Colorado Springs Medical Campus
Friday, April 13th - TBD, CU Downtown Campus
"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 and Matthew Wynia, MD, at Misericordia University, featuring presentations 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.