Medical Discoveries in the Ghettos of World War Two

A public lecture presented by: Dr George Weisz

Heroic Jewish physicians working in extraordinary conditions, making extraordinary discoveries, with a lasting legacy.

A public lecture presented by:

Dr George Weisz
Sydney based Orthopaedic surgeon
Research Fellow, School of History and Philosophy,
University of New South Wales, Adjunct Lecturer,
School of Humanities, University of New England.

Heroic Jewish physicians working in extraordinary conditions, making extraordinary discoveries, with lasting legacy.

“…inside the concentration camps among the prisoners, medicine remained a noble profession. More or less everywhere, doctors without instruments or medications tried desperately to relieve the suffering and misfortune of their fellow prisoners, sometimes at the price of their own health or their own life. When I think about the Nazi doctors, the medical executioners, I lose hope. To find it again, I think about the others, the victim-doctors …”