Physicians Legal Issues Conference


Physicians Legal Issues Conference
September 13-14, 2019
Penn State Dickinson Law
150 S. College St.
Carlisle, PA 17013


Friday: Street Parking ONLY. Parking will be limited on campus, please use street parking in the neighborhood around campus. Please note that Dickinson College WILL TICKET you if you park on their campus without a permit. If you are attending the meeting with colleagues, try to arrange a carpool if possible.

Saturday: Parking available in the Dickinson Law School lot behind Trickett Hall (access to parking off of Moreland Ave. – see map) or street parking. Do not park in any of Dickinson College’s lots, you will be ticketed.


The meeting will take place in Trickett Hall on the main level (building 1 on map). When you arrive, visit the Registration Desk (located outside of the Auditorium). 

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Digital Materials

The meeting materials (including agenda and CME information) are now available for download. Wi-Fi is available in the meeting rooms, but advise you to download the materials to your device IN ADVANCE.  No printed copies will be available.

See below for the digital program and each presentation:

Digital Program


Click on each presentation below to download it. Presentations will be added as we receive them from the speakers.

Friday, September 13

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: From Basics to Cutting Edge - Updated 9/12/19

The ABCs of the PDMP: Understanding Pennsylvania’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Laws

Patient Right to Medical Self Determination - Janet Lis

Patient Right to Medical Self Determination - John Cameron

Patient Right to Medical Self Determination - Roseann Termini

Demystifying the State Board of Medicine

A Review of the Different Aspects of End-of-Life - Professor Katherine Pearson

A Review of the Different Aspects of End-of-Life - Sumaiya Zaidi, MD

A Review of the Different Aspects of End-of-Life - Ariel Clatty, PhD, HEC-C

A Review of the Different Aspects of End-of-Life - Richard P. Kidwell, Esq.

Saturday, September 14

Amazon, Apple, Google, CVS Aetna, Optum - What Will they Mean for Your Organization

The Anatomy of a Malpractice Case - Updated 9/12/19

Risk Management and Liability Prevention: The Importance of Proper Medical Documentation - Updated 9/13/19

The National Practitioner Databank Explained - Updated 9/12/19

How to Avoid Mistakes in Physician Employment Contracts

Training the Brain to Heal Painful Habits