German Medical Association apologizes for physician complicty in Nazi atrocities

The German Medical Association has acknowledged and apologized for the participation of German physicians in Nazi programs of forced sterilization, euthanasia, and human experimentation.  The statement also acknowledged that “leading members of the medical community” were involved. [Washington Post]

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  1. The statement should give pause to those who believe that physicians should be forced to comply with the ethical norms of a predominant medical or ethical establishment that contradict their moral or ethical beliefs.

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