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Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Acute Psychiatric Services: Malpractice and Abandonment

John Chamberlain, MD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor • Associate Director, Program in Psychiatry and the Law • Associate Medical Director, Adult Outpatient Teach Clinics • Associate Program Director, Parnassus Site, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program • Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences • UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the four elements necessary for a malpractice claim
  • Identify situations which increase the clinician’s medicolegal risk
  • Discuss strategies which they can use to minimize their risk of being involved in a lawsuit


Clinical and Educational Services Behavioral Health Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

  • Nicholas Roznovsky
  • Jia Broussard

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