Dr Elizabeth Fistein BSc., MB BS, PGDipLaw, MA, MRCPsych - Ethics and Law Strand Co-ordinator / Researcher in Mental Health Law and Ethics
Elizabeth qualified from Imperial College London in 1996. She chose to specialise in General Adult Psychiatry and trained in Manchester and Cambridge, taking periods out of training to complete a Post-graduate Diploma (conversion course) with the College of Law and MA in Medical Ethics and Law at King’s College London. She holds a Wellcome PhD Studentship and is working on an empirical ethics project investigating ethical, legal and clinical issues in involuntary psychiatric treatment. Her clinical interest is in severe and enduring mental illness. Since 2008, Elizabeth has been running the Ethics and Law component of the Clinical Course, one of the vertical themes that integrate the three stages of the course.
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