Session 5: Ethics and the Law (.75 CME)
Recorded On: 07/26/2018
(.75 CME) In this session recording from The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2018, the following topics are addressed: Ethical issues in Addiction Practice, Informed Consent and Confidentiality in Clinical Practice and Clinical Research, Clinical and Legal Considerations in Prescribing Drugs for Treatment of Addiction, Clinical and Legal Considerations in the Treatment of Minors, Adolescent SchoolBased Drug Testing, Drug Courts and the Treatment of Incarcerated Populations, Licensing and Credentialing Issues for Health Professionals, Forensic Addiction Medicine: Expert Witness and Civil Commitment, Competency and the Assessment of Competence, Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Disability and Substance Use, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Medical Futility and EndStage Addiction, Therapeutic Pessimism/Nihilism and PseudoFutility, Addiction Services Administration
Timothy K. Brennan
MD, MPH, FASAM
Timothy Brennan, MD, MPH, FASAM is an Addiction Medicine physician and Pediatrician. He is the Director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai West and St. Luke's Hospitals in New York City and the Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at The Addiction Medicine Foundation. He is also the Director of the Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at the Addiction Institute of New York, a Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, a Residency in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College / New York Presbyterian Hospital, and an Internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. He is the Co-Editor of Essentials of Addiction Medicine and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and Pediatrics.