Guest Editor's Remarks

Journal of Biocommunication Special Issue on Legacies of Medicine in the Holocaust and the Pernkopf Atlas

Authors

  • Leila Lax University of Toronto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5210/jbc.v45i1.10832

Abstract

The 2019 Toronto Symposium, THE VIENNA PROTOCOL: Medicine's Confrontation with Continuing Legacies of its Nazi Past, was sponsored by Biomedical Communications, Institute of Medical Science, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Neuberger Centre for Holocaust Education. https://www.holocaustcentre.com/hew-2019/the-vienna-protocol  

Prof. Leila Lax, coordinated the Symposium and was inspired by its presenters to create an online collection of Holocaust education resources. She is grateful to the Editor-in-Chief, Gary Schnitz and the Journal of Biocommunication Management Board for their dedication to scholarship, ethics, and the advancement of knowledge, in support of this Special Issue, that deals with contemporary controversies from a dark time in history, that is part of our professional legacy - and memory. This Special Issue is dedicated to the memory of the victims portrayed in the Pernkopf atlas.

Image credit: Table of Contents image provided by the Medical University of Vienna, MUW-AD-003250-5-ABB-151.

 

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Published

2021-08-15

How to Cite

Lax, L. (2021). Guest Editor’s Remarks: Journal of Biocommunication Special Issue on Legacies of Medicine in the Holocaust and the Pernkopf Atlas. Journal of Biocommunication, 45(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/jbc.v45i1.10832