American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS216
Title: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself from Being Mislabeled a "Disruptive Surgeon"
Date and Time of Session: Tuesday, October 29: 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Location: Moscone Convention Center - Room: MS 154
Description: This panel will focus on the tools that individual surgeons need to protect themselves from a politically motivated Disruptive Physician Termination. It will consist of a case history of a surgeon that successfully faced down a false claim, an expert lawyer that will discuss what a surgeon can do proactively, and an expert in hospital bylaw development so that surgeons can know what fair and unbiased bylaws should look like. There will also be discussion about what steps are a must for a corporation/employer to take and what rights the surgeons has during the process.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Education / Outcomes & Safety (EDU), Ethics (ETH)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety
Sponsored By:
Committee on Ethics, Board of Governors Physician Competency and Health Workgroup
Program Participants:
Mary O. Aaland, MD, FACS
Richard I. Whyte, MD, FACS
Speaker The History of the “Disruptive Physician” Terminology
Richard B. Willner, DPM
Speaker The Events Leading up to the Clara Valley Medical Center vs. Dr. Dean Winslow Case
John McBride, B.A. williams collrge;LLB Stanford univ
Speaker How to Protect Yourself from a Sham Peer Review
Lawrence Huntoon, MD, PhD, FAAN
Panel Discussion