Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Sheldon Rubenfeld

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

    Hedy S. WaldSheldon RubenfeldJoseph 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-Houstona Introduction While few would contest the importance of educating health care professionals about…