The Arthur R. Kravitz Award Recipient of 2014, Michael Grodin, MD, talks about his work in an interview to James Frosch, MD, recorded on Sep 25, 2020. Dr. Grodin, BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, is a nationally recognized expert in medical ethics and human rights. He is the Director of the Project on Medicine and the Holocaust at the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University, Professor of Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health, and Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Grodin has written numerous scholarly papers, and authored, edited or co-edited several books: Children as Research Subjects: Science, Ethics and Law (1994), The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code: Human Rights in Human Experimentation (1995), Meta-Medical Ethics: The Philosophical Foundations of Bioethics (1995), Health and Human Rights: A Reader (1999), Perspectives on Health and Human Rights (2005), Health and Human Rights in a Changing World (2013), and Jewish Medical Resistance in the Holocaust (2014).
The Arthur R. Kravitz Award for Community Action and Humanitarian Contributions was established in 2008 to recognize Members of BPSI who have provided noteworthy psychoanalytically-informed service to our broader community. Click here to watch other interviews in this series.