Physician, bioethicist, and medical school professor Dr. Ashley Fernandes talks about how well-respected physicians helped the Nazis during the Holocaust and the important lessons that today’s healthcare providers must learn to make sure the past doesn’t repeat itself.

The Effect of Hierarchy on Moral Silence in Healthcare: What Can the Holocaust Teach Us? By Dr. Ashley Fernandes and DiAnn Ecret

Top 3 Take-Aways:
1. To be silent in the presence of evil is to support that evil.
2. The human person has value simply because of personhood. We’re created in the image and likeness of God, and therefore we have value. No matter what.
3. We, as healthcare providers, serve patients first.


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