"Seeking Asylum: What a Detroit Psychiatry Residency Taught Me About the Cost of Deinstitutionalization and the Failures of the Community Health Model"

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Date: May 13, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Grand Rounds

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

CHAIRMAN'S GRAND ROUNDS

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Zoom

 

SPEAKER:

Dorothy Bourdet, M.D.

Resident

General Psychiatry Residency Program

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Program

Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

Discussant: Richard Balon, M.D.

 

TOPIC:

"Seeking Asylum: What a Detroit Psychiatry Residency Taught Me About the Cost of 

Deinstitutionalization and the Failures of the Community Health Model"


Objectives:

  1. Provide a brief history of mental health treatment in the United States with a focus on state psychiatric facilities.
  2. Outline precipitants and causes of deinstitutionalization and forces that led to the development of the current community mental health care model.
  3. Identify systemic flaws in the community mental health care model that have led to inadequate care for the mentally ill in our communities.

 

Contact

Michelle Trevithick
313.577.5383
mtrevith@med.wayne.edu

Cost

free