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University of Vienna apologises for dismissing Jewish doctors

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 19 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:770
  1. Tudor P Toma
  1. Vienna

    The University of Vienna has officially acknowledged responsibility for dismissing over half of its medical faculty during the Nazi regime. All the doctors dismissed were of Jewish origin or had a Jewish spouse.

    Between 1938 and 1945 more than 173 professors and consultants were dismissed from the faculty of medicine …

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