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February 20, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Category: Grand Rounds
Location: VA Medical Center | Map
4646 John R
Detroit, MI 48201
Cost: Free

 

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

CHAIRMAN’S GRAND ROUNDS

Date: Wednesday,  Feb. 20, 2019

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: John D. Dingell VAMC Auditorium (Lower Level)

 4646 John R, Detroit, MI  48201

 

Speaker:

Carmen McIntyre, M.D.

Associate Chair, Community Affairs,

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Chief Medical Officer,

Michigan Dept. of Corrections

  

Topic:

“Hunger Strikes Freedom of Speech or Medical Problem?

 

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to differentiate a hunger strike from other reasons to refuse nutrient intake.
  2. Participants will learn to identify the physiological and psychological consequences to hunger strikes.
  3. Participants will describe the ethical concerns related to forced, involuntary feeding. 

 

For more information about this event, please contact Michelle Trevithick at 313.577.5283 or mtrevith@med.wayne.edu.