Ethics Talk: How to Avoid Hyper-medicalization and Iatrogenic Child Abuse


Drs Andrea Asnes and Sundes Kazmir join Ethics Talk to discuss medical child abuse, sites of pediatric neglect, and how clinicians can best carry out their responsibilities as mandatory reporters.

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Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW is a professor of pediatrics and board-certified child abuse pediatrician who directs the Safety, Advocacy, and Healing Programs at the Yale School of Medicine at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr Asnes also is the graduate medical education director of resident and fellow well-being and an associate designated institutional official for Yale New Haven Hospital.

Sundes Kazmir, MD is a pediatrician who specializes in evaluating child abuse. 

Recorded November 3, 2022.


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