Register Now for the 2015 AMCNO/CMBA Medical/Legal Summit

The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio, The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and The Academy of Medicine Education Foundation are pleased to co-sponsor our annual Medical/Legal Summit on April 17 & 18. The summit is intended to bring together doctors, lawyers, healthcare professionals and others who work in allied professions in Northeast Ohio.

We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors for their support of the Summit:

University Hospitals
Cleveland Clinic
Veritext Legal Solutions
Reminger Co., LPA
The Doctors Company
Tucker Ellis, LLP
Buckingham Doolittle & Burroughs
Moscarino & Treu
Stratos Wealth Management
Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co., LPA
CWRU School of Medicine
Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
Roetzel & Andress
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP
Pam Liggett Structured Settlements, an affiliate of Atlas Settlement Group
CCF Lerner College of Medicine
Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy Co., LPA
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The AMCNO has obtained CME accreditation for the program from St. Vincent Charity Hospital, and the program is also approved by University Hospitals (UH) for 5 hours of live Clinical Risk Management Education (CRME) credit for those physicians participating in the UH-Sponsored Physician Program. 

The Health Care Law Update takes place Friday, April 17, from noon til 4:15 pm. Topics include: Federal and State Update, Medical Malpractice Trends, Current Legal Review of Behavioral Health Issues, and Criminal Investigations in Health Care. A networking reception will follow from 4:15 pm til 5:15 pm.

The keynote speaker, Governor Michael Leavitt, will then present from 5:15 pm til 6:45 pm. He is the founder and chairman of Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence firm dedicated to helping clients navigate the future of health care. Leavitt previously served as Secretary of Health and Human Services and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush. Leavitt also served as a three-time elected governor of Utah. He will address “Health Care Reform 2.0: Navigating Uncertainty and Anticipating what’s Next” in his keynote address. 

The sessions on Saturday, April 18, will begin at 8 am and cover several topics of importance to physicians and their practice, including telemedicine, physician extenders, end-of-life issues, medical marijuana, Affordable Care Act, and opioids and pain medicine.

Mark your calendar now and plan to attend this event on April 17 & 18. To view summit details and to register for the event, click here.  

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