Good and Bad Doctors Essay

932 Words Nov 30th, 2012 4 Pages
The Good And Bad Doctors aren’t always heroes. Doctors often practice things that are illegal, whether using others to experiment or just themselves. However, some are good doctors and are what society expects in a doctor which is education, ethics and honesty. Based on a survey by Miranda Hitti about what is an ideal doctor, one patient said, "We want doctors who can empathize and understand our needs as a whole person. ... We want to feel that our doctors have incredible knowledge in their field. But every doctor needs to know how to apply their knowledge with wisdom and relate to us as plain folks who are capable of understanding our disease and treatment." Ruth Westheimer shows that she’s a good doctor by caring about her patients …show more content…
There he met the man that changed his life, Professor Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, “the most acclaimed racial scientist of his day“. Mengele then learned that it was tolerable to experiment on human beings if it was for the good of science. Professor von Verschuer influenced Mengele so much that Mengele joined the Nazi Party and immediately applied for the highest group of the society, SS (Schutzstaffel). In 1940 Mengele was drafted into the army and served as a soldier. He didn’t just fight on the battlefield, but he also got to practice medicine (Doctor Josef Mengele: The Angel of Death) Ever since then Dr. Ruth took a job at Planned Parenthood as a sex educator, she’s helped people by answering questions about sex. Dr. Ruth went on air at a New York radio station and that’s where her audiences grew month after month and got piles of fan mail. Next, she obtained columns in newspaper, wrote a book, made home videos, appeared on television shows and launched her own web site in 1996 (German Corner). Dr. Mengele experimented on inmates at concentration camps particularly dwarfs and twins- which he would call his children. He would take twins’ blood and inject them into the other one. “In order to determine if eye color could be genetically altered, Mengele had dye injected into the eyes of several twin subjects. This always resulted in painful infections, and sometimes even blindness (Mengele’s

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