The Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial and Nuremberg Code at 75

Co-Presented with Cedars Sinai Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Gender Studies and the USC Gould School of Law Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics

This day-long symposium marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial and the announcement of the Nuremberg Code, and will discuss how history can be used to foster ethical leadership among the medical professions of tomorrow. 

Dr. Eric Esrailian introduced the keynote: Dr. Michele Heisler of Physicians for Human Rights. 

Panel III featured the Promise Institute discussing Medical Professionals’ Participation in Torture and Non-consensual Medical Experimentation in current and recent cases.

Annsar Shahhoud, MA
Independent scholar – “Assad’s Military Doctor on Trial: The Case of Alaa Mousa”

Brock Chisholm, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Director, Criterion A Psychology Services – “‘Everything is Forced. Nothing is by Consent’: Medical and Psychological Professionals’ Participation in Torture at the CIA ‘Darkness’ Prison”

Hannah Robinson, JD
Founder and Managing Partner, Robinson Justice Law Center – “The International Case against the ‘Ethically Impossible’: Holding the U.S. Government Accountable for STD Research in Guatemala before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights”

Discussant: Catherine Sweetser, JD, LLM
Deputy Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights, UCLA School of Law

Moderator: Kate Mackintosh, LLM
Executive Director, Promise Institute for Human Rights, UCLA School of Law