Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Treatment Over Objection: Exploring Legal and Ethical Issues Through Cases
Amy T. Campbell, JD, MBE, Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Humanities, Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical Unsiversity, and Assistant Professor of Law (courtesy), Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY, Andrew Kaufman, MD., Assistant Professor, Forensic Psychiatry, Assistant Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program, and Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and Kathryn A. Strodel, Esq. Staff Attorney, Legal Services of Central New York, and Associate Attorney, Mental Hygiene Legal Services, New York State Appellate Division, Syracuse, NY
In this presentation, the speakers will highlight key legal and ethical issues triggered when psychiatric patients refuse treatment. Discussion will be case-based to ground consideration of legal and ethical concerns in a real-world context. Speakers will include a forensic psychiatrist, a lawyer/ethicist, and a lawyer/patient advocate to expand the range of perspectives addressing key issues.
Dr.Kaufman and Attorneys Campbell & Strodel do not have financial relationships with commercial interests.