"How Healing Becomes Killing: Eugenics, Euthanasia and Extermination"

An expert on Nazi medical practices shows us the stark reality of the Third Reich

The intersection of ethics, politics and medicine is seen in the exhibit "How Healing Becomes Killing: Eugenics, Euthanasia and Extermination." The exhibit, which focuses on six killing centers active during the Third Reich, includes photos of smoke rising from a crematorium, the inside of gas chambers and Nazi propaganda posters promoting racial hygiene. "How Healing Becomes Killing" was created by Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld, M.D., a clinical professor at Baylor College of Medicine who is the editor of Medicine after the Holocaust: from the Master Race to the Human Genome and Beyond and an expert on medical practices used by the Germans during WWII. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Through October 31. Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library, 1133 John Freeman Boulevard. For information, call 713-799-7169 or visit www.library.tmc.edu. Free.
May 31-Oct. 31, 2010
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