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Conferences
Connect with top experts in law, medicine, public health, and ethics - and earn continuing education credits.

Sponsorship of national continuing education conferences is one of ASLME's principal activities. We use our multidisciplinary approach to design groundbreaking conferences around the most critical legal and ethical issues in medicine today. Past conferences have included:

  • Annual Health Law Professors Conference
  • Organizational ethics and managed care
  • Integrated delivery systems
  • The Human Genome Project
  • Effective pain management
  • Ethical, clinical, and legal issues in health care for children
  • Contemporary Challenges and Controversies for Nurses
  • Legal and Ethical Issues for the Cognitively Impaired
  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Public health concerns

For most conferences, ASLME offers attendees continuing medical and legal credits. To learn more about continuing education, contact our Conference Director at conferences@aslme.org.

Webinar Series

To learn more about the topics in the current issue of the Journal of Law Medicine & Ethics, participate in our Webinar Series. Webinars are held 4-6 times a year, in conjunction with the release of each edition of JLME. These are great learning opportunities that connect you directly with experts in the fields of law, medicine, public health, and ethics. Members receive a special discounted rate; non-members are invited as well.

Who Should Attend:

  • Physicians
  • Lawyers
  • Professors
  • Researchers
  • Policymakers
  • Students

Presenters:

  • Gregory Sunshine, J.D., Legal Analyst, Public Health Law Programs, Office for State, Tribal Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Tina Batra Hershey, J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management Department, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
  • Nikhil Natarajan, Deputy Director of the Health Emergency Preparedness at the New York State Department of Health
  • Holly M. Dellenbaugh, J.D., Bureau of House Counsel for the New York State Department of Health
Moderator:

  • Kim Weidenaar, J.D., Deputy Director, Network for Public Health Law Western Region

Description:

This webinar provides an opportunity for public health lawyers, health practitioners and other stakeholders to learn about the role of law in protecting property and supplies in a public health emergency. The webinar features an overview of the CDC developed Public Health Emergency Law Competency Model, with a focus on Domain #2: The Protection of Property and Supplies. Attendees will receive an overview of the legal issues health department personnel and their attorneys may face regarding the protection of property and supplies during a public health emergency, including commandeering or closing facilities, limiting price gouging, procuring and reallocating supplies, and authorizing emergency countermeasures. Remarks offered by speakers from the New York State Department of Health will focus on their real-life experiences addressing legal issues surrounding property and supplies in response to the 2009/2010 H1N1 Flu Pandemic and Hurricane Sandy in 2013. Time will be provided for participants to ask questions of our speakers.

You may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states. ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request.

Registration:
Each webinar is free and open to all interested parties.. Please complete the fields below to secure your spot. For additional information please contact ASLME at 617-262-4990 or kjohnson@aslme.org.

Presented in Partnership by:
American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics (ASLME)
Network for Public Health Law
the Children’s Safety Network and Public Health Law Research Program

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