Mark Komrad, MD
Recipient of NATIONAL EXEMPLARY PSYCHIATRIST AWARD from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dr. Komrad is a psychiatrist on the clinical and teaching staff of Sheppard Pratt Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland, and on the teaching faculty of Oceania University of Medicine in Samoa. For 25 years he has treated patients and advised people on how to convince an emotionally or behaviorally troubled loved-one to accept psychiatric evaluation and treatment. He has worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings, and has had extensive experience with the process of involuntary treatment of patients in emergency rooms and hospitals. He is the author of "You Need Help! A Step-By-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling."
Mark Komrad, MD has been a guest on 1 episode.
Episode 41: Dr. Mark Komrad, MD
November 20th, 2019 | 32 mins 50 secs
ethics, euthanasia, medical ethics, suicide
Dr. Mark Komrad, MD is a psychiatrist on the clinical and teaching staff of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and the author of "You Need Help: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince Your Loved One to Get Counseling." He spoke with us about the emerging ethical crisis surrounding physician assisted suicide and euthanasia of patients with non-terminal mental disorders.