Testimony Against SF 2841-Minnesota – Preschool Socioemotional Screening–Karen Effrem, MD.

I am here in vigorous opposition to SF 2841 that would implement mental health screening for three-year-old children entering public school. Continue reading →

Introduction & overview of revised chronology

An avalanche of recent scholarship During the first three decades of the 20th century, Germany was the leading nation in all fields of science and technology (“the Mecca of science”). German medicine and medical research was the most advanced in the world; . . . Continue reading →

1933: American donates $1,000,000 to Kaiser-Wilhelm; “400,000 Germans to be sterilized”

Sept. 16, 1933: The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that the Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, headed by Professor Ernst Rudin, MD, had “received a bequest of $1,000,000 (from an American donor) . . . as a culmination of many previous . . . Continue reading →

1932–1945: Doctors & Academics Perverted Medicine & Science in Nazi Germany

“The medical crimes of the Third Reich were the result of a dynamic triad involving the state, the medical profession, and an academic enterprise comprising the universities and the research institutes.” (Seidelman, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 2000) Germany was the birthplace of . . . Continue reading →

A Murderous Paradigm Change: Dr. Hermann Stieve’s List, Executions

Before the Third Reich, German anatomists relied on unclaimed corpses from hospitals, psychiatric facilities, and prisons; but prisons were a minor source because Germany executed fewer than 20 civilians a year between 1907 and 1932. After the Nazis gained control, the government . . . Continue reading →

1932–1933: Medical Profession Endorses Nazi Policies & Actively Engages in Medical Atrocities

Extracts from Deutsches Ärzteblatt (Journal of the German Medical Association) Nov. 1932: Dr. Haedenkamp, executive director of the Hartmannbund (one of the two largest German medical associations); he is editor of its journal, Deutsches Ärzteblatt (DÄ) sent a petition to the ministry . . . Continue reading →

1933–1953: Eduard Pernkopf’s Atlas “a tainted beauty”

Eduard Pernkopf’s Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy has been called “a tainted beauty.” The atlas consists of 800 exquisite watercolor paintings of human anatomy, and is considered a “masterpiece,” “a work of lasting scientific importance” that has been used by . . . Continue reading →

1939–1945: Medicalized Mass Murder, Children first

“Eugenic Extermination” “Children’s euthanasia” a murderous program, unique in the history of mankind, that targeted infants, children, and young adults as the means for actualizing a social Darwinist vision of society. By systematically murdering children, scientists sought to eradicate pathological phenotype — “eugenic . . . Continue reading →

“Am Spiegelgrund” in Vienna“Special Children’s Ward” 1940–1945

The Steinhof hospital in Vienna was a complex of 34 pavilions.  From 1940 to 1945, thirteen of the hospital’s pavilions had been emptied by the T4 “euthanasia” murders. These were used for a reformatory and a children’s psychiatric clinic, “Am Spiegelgrund”  The children . . . Continue reading →