Dr Mark Komrad: Submission to New Zealand government committee

Posted March 1, 2018 6:04 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Dr Mark Komrad: Submission to New Zealand government committee

The submission by Dr Mark Komrad to the New Zealand Parliamentary Committee examining euthanasia and assisted suicide.Dr Mark KomradDr Mark Komrad I am submitting feedback to the New Zealand Parliament’s End of Life Bill. I am a psychiatrist and a medical ethicist in Baltimore, Maryland, USA on the faculty of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland, and the Sheppard Pratt Health Systems who has been engaged in the issue of assisted suicide and euthanasia, particularly in the case of psychiatric patients, in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. An important assumption underlying such assisted dying legislation is that physician-administered death

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