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Thoughts About My Participation in Panel on “Medicine After the Holocaust”, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Nov. 9/2017

On Thursday November 9th, the 79th Yahrzeit of Kristalnacht, I had the honor of participating in a panel discussion addressing lessons that can be drawn from the Holocaust which might be relevant to healthcare today. The discussion emanated from the well-known and horrifying facts about the active role of healthcare professionals, especially physicians and nurses, in the Nazi murder of… READ MORE>>

Reflections about Person-Centered Trauma-Informed Workshop that I Gave in Atlanta Last Week

This past week I gave a two-day workshop for JF&CS in Atlanta, GA, focused on Person-Centered Trauma-Informed Care. The workshop included a presentation to clinical staff, an agency-wide presentation to administrative staff and all those who come in contact with the service consumers, such as receptionists, drivers, and all other staff members, a supervision session with the team who works… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Panel this Thursday (Nov. 9): “70 Years after the Nuremberg Code: What Have We Learned?”

On November 9, 2017, I will participate in a panel discussion regarding the relevance of lessons learned from bioethics and the Holocaust, for modern scientific theory, medical practice, healthcare policy and human rights endeavors throughout the world. This program is organized by the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust, the UNESCO Chair of Bioethics (Haifa) Department of Bioethics… READ MORE>>

Video of My Lecture at Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference Available on Youtube

A videotape of my lecture at the Eighteenth Annual Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Conference is now available online on my Youtube channel, or by directly following this link. The video can also be found at this link to  the Youtube channel of the Museum of Jewish Heritage. This lecture,  entitled “Defying Evil: Child and Adolescent Survivors of the Holocaust”, focused on… READ MORE>>

REMINDER: Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care Workshop in Atlanta, GA, November 6-7, 2017

On November 6th  and 7th I will be presenting a workshop at the Jewish Family and Children Services in Atlanta, GA. The training will take place at the JF & CS offices on 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338. The first day’s program will include specific separate training sessions for clinical staff, agency-wide non-clinical staff, and the Holocaust Survivor… READ MORE>>

In Memory of Fanya Gottesfeld Heller

Fanya Gottesfeld Heller passed away earlier this week. Fanya was an adolescent during the Holocaust. In her life in America, she has been a generous benefactor of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – Living Memorial to the Holocaust, and a devoted educator about the dangers of prejudice and discrimination. I had the immense honor of meeting Fanya last year and… READ MORE>>

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