Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University
Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
"Indeed, when patients nearing the end of life express fears of losing control, or being deprived of dignity, compassionate and supportive counseling is called for – not assistance in committing suicide."
"How Does Assisting Suicide Affect Physicians?," theconversation.com, Jan. 7, 2018
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Lecturer, Bioethics and Humanities, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine
Psychiatrist and ethicist
Member, American Psychiatric Association
Former Editor-in-Chief, Psychiatric Times
Recipient, Outstanding Psychiatrist for Education, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, 2009
Resident, psychology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1982
MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1978
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