Hitler’s Doctor vs. Hippocrates: the tragic costs of putting the state above the patient.

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Karl Brandt, M.D. was Hitler’s personal physician and also the appointed Reich Commissioner for Sanitation and Health. Dr. Brandt was executed for war crimes after WWII. He instituted the German euthanasia program.
Dr. Lee Hieb, President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons gives overview of Dr. Brandt and his error of putting the good of the government about the good of his patients. From the AAPS 67th Annual Meeting in September, 2010.

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