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NYMC Reflects on Yom Hashoah

InTouch 5-1-17

New York Medical College observed Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 24 with an evening talk, "The Central Role of Neuroscientists under National Socialism: Links to the Holocaust and Medical Ethics," presented by guest speaker Lawrence A. Zeidman, M.D., far left, associate professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, director, AANEM-accredited EMG Laboratory, director, Neuropathies and Nerve Injuries Multidisciplinary, clinic director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation. Dr. Zeidman has a keen interest in the history and ethics of neurology, especially during World War II, and has published numerous articles on the ethical issues involved in that era that have an impact on modern day neurology. From left: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer; Anne Bayefsky, M.A., M.L.H., director, Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust; and Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka, M.S., executive vice president, Touro College and University System, who also spoke at the event.