About the Speaker
Ashley H. VanDercar, MD, JD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University and a staff psychiatrist at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare, where she co-leads a competency restoration unit.
Dr. VanDercar began her career as an attorney, working in healthcare. She later obtained a medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her adult psychiatry residency and forensic psychiatry fellowship at University Hospitals’ Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University. She is board certified in adult psychiatry and in forensic psychiatry.
Dr. VanDercar has published on topics ranging from organizational psychiatry to terrorism. She has presented at local and national conferences, on topics such as civil commitment, psychiatric malpractice, and expert witness testimony. She teaches medical students, residents, forensic psychiatry fellows, law students, and police officers.
How to participate
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How to get your Participation Certificate
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 141
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self