“Former President of Minnesota Psychiatric Society Disciplined Yet Again”


“It’s hard to imagine that any psychiatrist judged responsible for the deaths and injuries of forty-six patients — including five suicides – would still be allowed to practice medicine,” writes MIA Blogger Carl Elliott on Fear and Loathing in Bioethics.

“It’s even harder to imagine why pharmaceutical companies would still hire him to speak and consult for them, especially when his misconduct has been featured in The New York Times, Dateline NBC, The Boston Globe and The New Yorker,” comments Elliott. He then includes links to the latest disciplinary hearings of Dr. Faruk Abuzzahab. “This time he ‘prescribed excessive quantities of medications for multiple patients’ that “failed to meet minimum acceptable standards of medical practice, writes Elliott.

Former President of Minnesota Psychiatric Society disciplined yet again (Fear and Loathing in Bioethics, January 23, 2015)