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Bioethics and Medical Humanities Grand Rounds

May 21, 2019 | 12:00 pm–1:00 pm MCW_Icons_Make_An_Appointment_Green iCAL

The Ethics of Civil Commitment: Balancing Patient Rights with the Law

The idea of removing one's civil rights and proceeding with involuntary care or treatment is a longstanding ethical issue in medicine. Further complicating this is when involving patients suffering from mental illness.....and the interests/concerns of those who care for them. Hence, please join us in a discussion processing the inherent history, complications, and possible future interventions surrounding this topic!

Event Location

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
  • M2050/M2070, MCW
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226
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