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Raymond W. Waggoner Lectureship

No Place to Hide: Threats to Confidentiality and Privacy in Medicine

Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D., A.F.

Zelenik Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Chairman of Psychiatry, and Director of the Law and Psychiatry Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School

PAUL S. APPELBAUM, M.D. is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law, and Director, Division of Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University; a Research Psychiatrist at the NY State Psychiatric Institute; and an affiliated faculty member, Columbia Law School. He directs Columbia’s Center for Research on Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic, and Behavioral Genetics, and heads the Clinical Research Ethics Core for Columbia’s Clinical and Translational Science Award program. Dr. Appelbaum was previously A.F. Zeleznik Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry; Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry; and Director of the Law and Psychiatry Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is the author of many articles and books on law and ethics in clinical practice and research, including four that were awarded the Manfred S. Guttmacher Award from the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. Appelbaum is Past President of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society. He has twice served as Chair of the APA Council on Psychiatry and Law, now chairs the APA Committee on Judicial Action, and was a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Networks on Mental Health and the Law and on Mandatory Outpatient Treatment. Dr. Appelbaum has received the APA’s Isaac Ray Award for "outstanding contributions to forensic psychiatry and the psychiatric aspects of jurisprudence," was the Fritz Redlich Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Appelbaum is a graduate of Columbia College, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and completed his residency in psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D., A.F., Zelenik Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Chairman of Psychiatry, and Director of the Law and Psychiatry Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Paul S. Appelbaum, M.D., A.F. presented on "No Place to Hide: Threats to Confidentiality and Privacy in Medicine".

 

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