THE UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM invites you to
A new Museum series for 2004-2005
Join leading physicians, scientists, bioethicists, and social commentators in this new series reflecting on the Museum’s latest exhibition, DEADLY MEDICINE: CREATING THE MASTER RACE, and its relevance to our own time.
Series host: Sara J. Bloomfield, Museum Director
Thursday, October 28, 2004
Admission is free but seating is limited. For reservations call 202.488.0407. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Death of Hippocrates: The “Logic” of Nazi Medicine
SHERWIN B. NULAND discusses the German preeminence in medical science beginning in the 19th Century and how that influenced---and was influenced by---Nazi ideology. Professor Nuland is best-selling author of How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter and Lost in America: A Journey with My Father. He is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Yale University, where he also teaches bioethics.
The Museum’s exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race will be open before and following the program.
Future Insights programs:
January 13, 2005:
RUTH FADEN, Director, Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University
February 10, 2005:
LEON WIESELTIER, Literary Editor, The New Republic
March 17, 2005:
LEON KASS, Chairman, President’s Council on Bioethics
To receive email reminders: www. ushmm.org/museum/public programs; select “Monthly Newsletter.”
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2126
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