Biogenetic & 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 book.

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.


*To contact us: for a National Judges' Medical or Science School program
Phone: 301-913-0448
Email: [email protected]
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