Massachusetts Medical Society: Ethics Forum

Ethics Forum

2023 Interim Meeting Ethics Forum — Psychedelics: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Monday, November 6, 2023, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. ET – Virtual Live Webinar


Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD
Director, Master’s Degree Program, Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics
Director of Law and Ethics, Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior, Massachusetts General Hospital

To learn more about Dr. Rebecca W. Brendel, click here.


Gregory Barber, MD

Gregory Barber, MD
Psychiatrist specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis
To learn more about Dr. Gregory Barber, click here.

Mason Marks, MD, JD

Mason Marks, MD, JD
Law Professor, Florida State University College of Law
Senior Fellow, Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School

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Carmel Shachar, JD, MPH

Carmel Shachar, JD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Health Law and Policy Clinic, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School
To learn more about Carmel Shachar, click here.

Activity Description

Presented by the Committee on Ethics, Grievances, and Professional Standards, the Ethics Forum alerts physicians to the ethical implications of issues that arise in daily practice and offers information on issues at the intersection of ethics, medicine, and professionalism. The Ethics Forum at the Society’s Interim Meeting will discuss the ethical and practical considerations of the use of psychedelics in medicine.

Program Fees:

Physician Member – $90
Physician Nonmember – $180
Allied Health Professional/Other – $75
Resident/Student – Free

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Accreditation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.

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