Holocaust Remembrance Day Events
Check out below for programming related to the 2022 Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day & Bioethics:
Wed, Jan 26th: 12-4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Yale Symposium on Holocaust and Genocide
Program for Biomedical Ethics at Yale School of Medicine (Supported by the Lindenthal Family)
Speakers: Mark Mercurio, MD, John Hughes, MD, Katherine Kraschel, JD, Thorsten Wagner, Evelyne de Mevius, Sari J. Siegel, and Andrew Heinrich
The Yale Symposium on Holocaust and Genocide will feature an international panel of scholars discussing historical, sociological, and legal aspects of genocide, including the Nazi era as well as other historical and present-day examples. Much of the program will focus specifically on the role of physicians. This symposium will be a virtual event, intended for a wide audience including scholars in each of these disciplines, as well as the general public. It will be available free of charge for all.
Link to video: TBA
Wed, Jan 26: 4-5 PM Eastern Standard Time (local: 1-2 PM Pacific Standard Time)
Introducing theProject on Bioethics and the Holocaust: Using Testimony in Medical and Health Professions Education.USC SHOAH Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, and
Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics, and the Holocaust (MIMEH)
Speakers: Kori Street, PhD, Stacy Gallin, DMH, Rabbi Ira Bedzow, and Tessa Chelouche, MDWe will introduce our newly developed clearinghouse for resources and tools for education and research related to medicine, ethics and the Holocaust, as well as provide a guided tour of how to use this revolutionary multimedia curriculum to enhance teaching and learning by incorporating the value of the individual voice into medical and health professions education. Experts will be on hand to demonstrate how the project works, answer questions and discuss the necessity of using the lessons of the past to inform our current approach to the issues we are facing as a society today.
Link to video: TBA
Wed, Jan 26: 8PM Eastern Standard TimeTranscending Boundaries: Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day Inaugural
Emory University Center for Study of Law & Religion
Speakers: Mehnaz Afridi, PhD, Bishop Athenagoras of Nazianos, Lawrence J. Burian, PhD -
Tessa Chelouche, MD, Russell D'Souza, PhD, Stacy Gallin, DMH, William Silvers, MD
The lessons of the Holocaust transcend boundaries. They are international, interfaith, inter-professional, and intergenerational. Join our renowned speakers to explore the importance of incorporating the lessons of the Holocaust into the future of education to promote ethical practice in all aspects of society.
Link to recorded video: Transcending Boundaries: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Online Event - YouTube
Legacy of Medicine During the Holocaust and its Contemporary Relevance
Th., Jan. 27, 2022, 12-1:15 PM Eastern Time
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Speakers:Hedy S. Wald, PhD, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and
Sabine Hildebrandt, MD, Harvard Medical School.
Hedy S. Wald, PhD and Sabine Hildebrandt, MD, both commissioners of the Lancet Commission on Medicine and the Holocaust, will catalyze critical thinking on the relevance of the Holocaust for contemporary medicine. This seminar will help health care trainees and professionals reflect on their core values in the service of humanistic and ethically responsible patient care. Please consider offering a post-seminar discussion or other activity at your institution to extend the learning. A full agenda and sample extension activities for local use will be provided in advance of the seminar.
- Link to recorded video: AAMC Virtual Seminar: Legacy of Medicine During the Holocaust and its Contemporary Relevance on Vimeo
- See the slide deck (PDF)
- Read the Faculty GUide (PDF)
January 27, 2022, 2 - 3:15 PM Eastern Standard Time (12-1:15 Mountain Standard Time)How Healers Became Killers: Nazi Doctors and Modern Medical Ethics
University of Colorado Holocaust Genocide Contemporary Bioethics Program,
Speaker: Matthew Wynia, MD
Learn how the legacy of the American eugenics movement and the role of Nazi doctors and other health professionals influences health ethics today, presented by Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. To be followed by an interprofessional panel discussion on The Legacy of the Holocaust in Health Profession Education with panelists with panelists, Dr. Darcy Copeland, Dr. Matthis Krischel and Dr. Linda M. Woolf.
Jan. 31, 4-6 PM, and Feb. 1, 9 AM – 3 PM, Eastern Standard TimeSedley Holocaust and Medicine Symposium
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and
NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Division of Medical Ethics
Multiple speakers and topics:
Jan. 31, 2022
4-6 PM: Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century
Feb. 1, 2022
9:30-10:45 AM: Race and Medicine from Nazi Germany to Today
11 AM -12:15 PM: How Has Contemporary Medicine and Health Care Responded
to Issues of Race, and How Can We Do Better?
1-2 PM: Keynote Address, Deborah Lipstadt, Emory University
2-3 PM: Metaphors and Analogies to the Holocaust: Are They Ever Appropriate?
Click here for more information:
Link to recording: https://bcove.video/34ynmrV
January 31st, 2022
- Welcome and Introductions: Arthur Caplan
- Panel: "Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century" - 00:06:08
February 1st, 2022
- Welcome and Introductions: Arthur L. Caplan – 01:38:19
- Panel: "Race and Medicine From Nazi Germany to Today" - 01:52:43
- Panel: "How Has Contemporary Medicine and Health Care Responded to Issues of Race, and How Can We Do Better?" - 03:09:30
- Keynote Address: The Whole World Hates the Jews: Or Do They? - 04:28:42
- Metaphors and Analogies to the Holocaust: Are They Ever Appropriate? - 05:28:35
- Concluding Remarks - 07:01:11
For a more comprehensive list of events related to the 2022 Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day, please click here.