After 70 years, lessons from the Nuremberg Code

By Michael Cook On August 20, 1947, an international tribunal which investigated the crimes of 23 Nazi doctors and bureaucrats involved in concentration camp medical experiments issued its verdict. As part of its judgment (seven of the men were sentenced to death) the tribunal also set a 10-point set of rules now known as 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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