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December 4, 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


Date: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

Time: 1-2pm

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

4646 John R, Detroit, MI 48201



Francesco Iacobelli, D.O., J.D.


General Psychiatry Residency Program

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Discussant: Ashok R Shah, MD



“Suicide: Standard of Care & Legal Liability”



  1. Describe epidemiology and biological, psychological, and social risk factors contributing to attempted and completed suicides.
  2. Discuss etiology within the framework of sociological and psychological predisposition to suicide.
  3. Recognize legal implications of completed suicide and discuss generally accepted standards of care that facilitate risk reduction as well as lesson the likelihood of successful litigations.
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