How Physicians Partnered with the Nazi Regime: Possible Lessons for Today

January 27, 2021 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Kenneth Prager, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
​Columbia University Medical Center

Abstract: Dr. Prager is a member of the Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee of the American College of Physicians. He held clandestine medical clinics in the Soviet Union during a visit to persecuted Jews in 1986, and later set up the first US – Soviet medical student exchange program between Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the First Moscow Medical Academy. He has also been a regular guest lecturer in Israel for the Ben Gurion University MD Program in International Health and Medicine.

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Sponsored by the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics of Columbia University

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