Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Cascade of “Small” Indignities

  • The Holocaust as end stage disease: medical education as a moral imperative

    Hedy S. Wald Sheldon Rubenfeld Joseph J. Fins   “Medicine was used for villainous ends during the Holocaust. The Holocaust was an enormous trauma inflicted on human dignity and the human person; medicine was implicated in crimes against humanity.” His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston.a   Introduction While few would contest the importance of…