Braman Conference


Killer Medicine: A Forensic Look at Health Care Policies During and Since the Holocaust

Sunday, March 18, 2018
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Georgetown Hotel Conference Center
RSVP to attend Day 1 of the Conference here.

Monday, March 19, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center
RSVP to attend Day 2 of the Conference here.


Sunday, March 18

3:00 PM     Coffee and Tea

4:00 PM     Welcome and Keynote Address by Fr. Patrick Desbois (Braman Endowed Professor of the Practice of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust in the Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University): "The Forensics of Medical Practice in the Holocaust"

5:00 PM     Responses by Ranit Mishori (M.D., Associate Professor and Director of Global Health Initiatives in the Department of Family Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine) and Barbara Hales (Ph.D., Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston)

RSVP to attend the Sunday, March 18 portion of the conference here.


Monday, March 19

8:00 AM     Coffee and Tea

9:00 AM     Dan Plesch (Ph.D., Director of the Center for International Studies and Diplomacy at the University of London): "Human Rights After Hitler"

10:00 AM     Coffee and Tea

10:45 AM     Andrej Umansky (Ph.D., Braman Fellow in the Study of the Holocaust in the Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University)

1:00 PM     Keynote Address by Sheldon Rubenfeld (M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine): "The Holocaust as 'End Stage' Medical Practice"

2:00 PM     Coffee and Tea

2:30 PM     Responses by Hedy Wald (Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University) and Kevin Donovan (M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Georgetown University Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics)

RSVP to attend the Monday, March 19 portion of the conference here.