Holocaust Memorial Day – let’s not forget the leading role doctors played

By Peter Saunders Editors’ note. I apologize for not getting this post up on Wednesday, the anniversary of the liberation of the largest Nazi death camp. [Wednesday was] Holocaust Memorial Day when Britain marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Nazi death camps. This year’s theme is ‘Don’t stand …

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Holocaust Memorial Day – 27 January 2015

  By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. 70 years ago tomorrow the Allies liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp. The following was written by Peter Saunders, a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. He explores “the lessons we can learn from …

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Holocaust Memorial Day – Let’s not forget the leading role doctors played

  Editor’s note. I apologize for posting this late. I just ran across this excellent commentary written by Dr. Peter Saunders who is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Monday January 27 is Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the …

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Holocaust Memorial Day – Let’s not forget the key role doctors played

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. The millions of Jews and others killed during the Holocaust have been remembered in services Sunday across the UK, as part of …

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Holocaust Memorial Day – 27 January 2012

By Peter Saunders Most when remembering the holocaust will think of six million Jews but apparently this was only the final chapter in the story. What ended in the 1940s in the gas chambers of Auschwitz, Belsen and Treblinka had much more humble beginnings in the 1930s in nursing homes, geriatric hospitals and psychiatric institutions …

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