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Ethics program presents "Medicine and the Holocaust"


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Patricia Heberer Rice of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Dr. Matthew Wynia of the American Medical Association
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The Rapaport Ethics Across the Curriculum program will present “Medicine and the Holocaust: Context and Lessons” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the auditorium in Reamer Campus Center.

The talk will feature two experts in historical medicine and ethics. Patricia Heberer Rice is a historian with the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She specializes in medical crimes and eugenics policies in Nazi Germany. Dr. Matthew Wynia is director of Physician Engagement for Improving Health Outcomes for the American Medical Association, and an international expert on medical ethics. He is also a clinical practitioner in infectious diseases and internal medicine at the University of Chicago.

For more information on the event, call 388-6376.