Boston University School of Law
The Nuremberg Doctors' Trial: 60 Years Later

Conference schedule
8:30-9:30 a.m. Welcome
Deans Maureen O'Rourke and Robert Meenan
9:00 a.m. Conference Overview and Introduction of Keynote Speaker
George Annas

Keynote Speaker: “On Human Dignity”
Edmund Pellegrino
9:45 a.m. Commentator
Wendy Mariner

10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Nuremberg and the Holocaust
Rabbi Joseph Polak (Moderator)
10:40 a.m. Nazi Doctors: Criminals, Charlatans or Pioneers?
Commentaries of Allied Expertsand German Emigre Doctors

Christian Pross
11:00 a.m. Misusing the Holocaust Paradigm in Today’s Culture
Steven Katz
11:20 a.m. Mad, Bad, or Evil: How Physician Healers Become Perpetrators of Torture, Murder and Genocide
Michael Grodin
11:40 a.m. Discussion
12:15 p.m. Pike Award Presentation
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. The Doctors’ Trial and Contemporary Research and Genetics
Fran Miller ( Moderator)
1:40 p.m. Clinical Research
Karen Antman
2:00 p.m. Research on the Mentally Disabled
Leonard Glantz
2:20 p.m. Screening and Eugenics
Sue Pauker
2:40 p.m. Discussion
3:15 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Legal Legacy of the Doctors’ Trial
(Alan Macurdy, Moderator)
3:50 p.m. The Impact of the Doctors’ Trial on International Law
George Annas
4:10 p.m. The Challenge of Enforcing International Law on Physicians and Lawyers Who Break It
Rob Sloane
4:30 p.m. Discussion
4:45 p.m. Conference Wrap-up and Summary
5:00 p.m. Evaluation