& Environmental Triggers & Treatment of Cancer: Grand Rounds
& Case Adjudication
Judges learn from patients about
their cancer experiences, including litigation. Explore genes
and the biology of cancer at the University of North Carolina School
of Medicine. Cosponsored by the Supreme Court of North Carolina,
the North Carolina Institute for Genome Research, the Lineberger
Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Bryson Institute for Human Genetics.
March 8--11 2006, Chapel Hill. Residence at the Chapel Hill
Courtyard. Contact us for a full program and reserve your desk reference
Litigation Issues and Evidence in Health Care, Pharmaceutical,
Medical Device, and Human Research Subject Cases
Judges learn from patients
- some litigants, others not - about their encounters with medical
errors of the principal types documented by the Institute of Medicine
of the National Academy of Sciences. Actions against and defense
of doctors, hospitals, health insurance companies, HMO's, medical
device companies, and regulatory agencies will be featured, highlighting
the standards of evidence admissible and excludable under a national
survey of evidence law.
To be conducted at the
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. Residence at the
University Place Conference Center & Hotel - IUPUI. The Co-Directors
of this judicial health science training event are: Eleanor D. Kinney,
JD, MPH, and David H. Orentlicher, MD, JD, both Professors and Co-Directors
of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health,
and Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D., Director, Indiana University Center for
Bio-Ethics, IU School of Medicine.
The Judges' Medical School
is scheduled May 29-31 2008.
A preliminary program
will be available July 1, 2007.
Persons may register
interest in a program by email; please indicated "2008 Judges'
Medical School" in the subject line.
Attorneys and other interested
non-judges will be welcome registrants for this event.