Grand Rounds: Ethical Dilemmas In Contemporary Clinical Medicine


Feb. 15, 2022, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Grand Rounds: Updates and Advances in Clinical and Investigative Medicine Series

Session Title: Doing What's Right When No One Is Looking: Ethical Dilemmas In Contemporary Clinical Medicine
Speakers: Mitchell Forman, DO, FACR, FACOI, MACP, FRCP, Retired Professor of Rheumatology, KSOM Department of Internal Medicine; Weldon Havins, MD, JD, LLM, Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology, Touro University Nevada
Educational Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of protected communications and health information (HIPAA)
  2. Understand the issues involving a patient's family member diverting pain medications
  3. Develop strategies for addressing unprofessional and unethical behaviors in colleagues and pharmaceutical representatives
  4. Appreciate patient confidentiality, securing of medical records and fiduciary duty of physicians
  5. Understand what makes a threat credible and what is the duty to report




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Contact Information

KSOM Family and Community Medicine
Elissa Palmer