A long shadow: Nazi doctors, moral vulnerability and contemporary medical culture.


More than 7% of all German physicians became members of the Nazi SS during World War II, compared with less than 1% of the general population. In so doing, these doctors willingly participated in genocide, something that should have been antithetical to the values of their chosen profession. The participation of physicians in torture and murder both before… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2011-100372


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