I-18 - Litigation Center Open Meeting
We will examine (a) the right of hospital medical staffs to enforce the medical staff bylaws, (b) the scope and rationale behind AMA Ethical Opinion 9.7.3, Capital Punishment, and (c) the current status and potential consequences of Texas v. United States, a challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-621-8335. Should you have questions regarding the content, please contact Virginia Evans at virginia.evans@ama-assn.org.
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I-18 - Litigation Center Open Meeting 
Release Date: November 11, 2018, 3:00 - 5:00 pm ET, National Harbor 2-3, National Harbor, Maryland  
Participants can claim credit until December 31, 2018

After registering for the activity, you must; 1) enter an access code to unlock the activity, 2) scroll to the bottom of the page and click continue to advance to the next tab, and 3) complete the evaluation to receive your certificate.

Upon completion of this educational activity, the physician will be able to:
  1. Develop a strategy for patient and physician advocacy in the relationship between the organized medical staff and the hospital administration
  2. Determine the limits of ethical practice for physicians who are asked to assist in the execution of convicted criminals
  3. Anticipate how the outcome of Texas v. United States may affect your patients and prepare your medical practice accordingly
Target Audience
The I-18 educational sessions are designed for all physicians, especially the decision makers attending the AMA House of Delegates meeting.  

Claiming Your CME Credits

To claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, you must complete the evaluation. Participants can claim credit until December 31, 2018. 

Statement of Competency
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies; medical knowledge and professionalism.  

Accreditation Statement
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

3:00-3:15 p.m. - Welcome and introductions (Shelia Bush, Chair)
3:15-3:45 p.m. - Presentation 1: Tulare Regional Medical Center Medical Staff v. Tulare Local Healthcare District (Ted Mazer, MD) 
3:45-4:15 p.m. - Presentation 2: Bucklew v. Precythe (James Sabin, MD)
4:15-4:45 p.m. - Presentation 3: Texas v. United States (Donald Verrilli, JD)
4:45-5:00 p.m. - Wrap up (Leonard Nelson, Director) 

Planning Committee
Virginia Evans, Staff Assistant, AMA Litigation Center
Leonard A. Nelson, Director, AMA Litigation Center

Sheila Bush, Chair, AMA Litigation Center, Executive Director, Wyoming Medical Society
Theodore M. Mazer, MD, President, California Medical Association
Leonard A. Nelson, JD, Director, American Medical Association
James E. Sabin, MD, Chair, AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Partner, Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

Disclosure Statement

The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Hardware/Software Requirements: 

Screen resolution of 1280 x720  
Web browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, and Safari
Browser Plug-in: Adobe Flash Player

Should you have questions regarding the content of the activity, please contact Virgina Evans at virginia.evans@ama-assn.org. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-621-8335. 
Type:  Live Activity
Activity Price
84 Registered Users
Live Meeting Information
Start: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00 AM
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

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