Seminar - Surviving the Stress of Being Sued and Minimizing the Risk that It Will Happen Again, Nov. 21, 2019

  • Registration Closed

November 21, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: ACCMA Offices
6230 Claremont Ave. 3rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94618

Physicians will benefit with education on how to cope with the stress of litigation, how the litigation process works, and how to minimize liability exposure. 2 CME credits available. Dinner included.

  • A physician telling their personal story of coping with a malpractice lawsuit.
  • A physicians advisory and well-being committee leader who will describe what a major health system is doing to help employees facing litigation stress. 
  • A Patient Safety Risk Management Specialist from MIEC, who will offer advice on minimizing liability exposure and improving physician defensibility. 
  • An experienced mal practice defense attorney who will explain the anatomy of a lawsuit and hot to maximize one's own defense.

Knowledge/Competence: At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to 

  • Employ techniques used by others to deal with stress related to malpractice lawsuits more effectively
  • Describe the anatomy of a lawsuit and how to prevent future litigation to avoid both personal- and work-related stress 
  • Describe what other organizations are doing to address stress and extrapolate helpful tools or techniques they can use themselves


ACCMA Members: Free

Non-Members: $99

Accreditation Statement: The Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement: The Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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