World Medical Association, a haven for leading Nazi doctors

In 1946, the World Medical Association (WMA) was formed by representatives of 32 national medical associations. In 1947, one month after the conclusion of the Nuremberg Trial, the WMA held its first meeting, when it adopted a new physician’s oath, omitting injunctions . . . Continue reading →

1992: World Medical Association elects Dr. Hans Sewering, a Nazi Criminal as President

The World Medical Association — which ostensibly had been founded in 1947 in an effort to distance the profession from Nazi medical crimes — elected a Nazi medical criminal, Dr. Hans Joachim Sewering, as its president. The vote was 53 to 9, . . . Continue reading →