Rael Strous, M.D. functions as the Director of a Chronic Inpatient Department at the Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University in Israel. Following the completion of his medical school studies at the Witwatersrand Medical School in his native country of South Africa, he went on to complete his psychiatry residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and a clinical research fellowship in psychopharmacology at Harvard Medical School, based at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He has over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts to his name publishing in the fields of trauma, psychopharmacology, autoimmunity, genetics, epidemiology, neuroimaging and ethics. He has recently published several papers, in addition to lecturing extensively in several international settings, on the intimate role that psychiatrists and the mental health profession played in the genocidal process during the Nazi Era including ethical lessons that may be learned for the modern professional.