Ethics Talk: Force, Authority, and Harm Minimization


Drs Arya Shah, Carmen Black Parker, and Ambrose H. Wong join us on this episode of Ethics Talk to discuss force, the role of authority, and how clinicians should not just minimize harm, but demonstrate compassion. 

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Arya Shah, MD is a third-year psychiatry resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and the journal’s editorial fellow who worked with us to assemble this issue.

Carmen Black Parker, MD is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine with a primary clinical appointment at the Connecticut Mental Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut.

Ambrose H. Wong, MD, MSEd is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.


Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewees had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Viewpoints expressed are those of interview participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.