Vol. 45 No. 1 (2021): Journal of Biocommunication Special Issue on Legacies of Medicine in the Holocaust and the Pernkopf Atlas
This Special Issue of the Journal of Biocommunication (JBC), the professional journal of the Association of Medical Illustrators and the BioCommunications Association, is published in acknowledgement of this dark time in our professional history and in recognition of controversies that emanate from the creation of Eduard Pernkopf's Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy. The collection of resources in this Special Issue is intended to contribute to the current and future examination of medical legacies, to advance scholarship and Holocaust education, in many contexts, including biomedical visualization. This JBC Special Issue 2021 is dedicated to the memory of all victims of the Holocaust, and especially to those victims portrayed in the atlas.
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