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The 36th Annual Conference on Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, and the Law and The 20th Annual Multispecialty Conference on Medical Negligence and Risk Management

Jan 02 - 08, 2020   |   Kohala Coast, Hawaii  United States Of America
Conference Brochure

The 35th year of our annual Risk Management conference on Obstetrics & Gynecology, and multiple medical specialties and the Law, held in the Bahamas was once again an outstanding success. One hundred and fifty-one attendees & faculty focused on standards of care, updates & advances in the various specialties, & the prevention & avoidance of medical error. Written evaluations rated the conference as excellent [ 80%], while 97% stated excellent or very good.

The 36th year conference will be at the Mauna Lani Resort, now part of the upscale Auberge Collection, Big Island of Hawaii on January 2-8, 2020. Details will be updated on our Center's website [www.chginc.org]

Target Audience:
The major objectives in these two conferences are to improve the continuing education on a wide range of 
specialties in the field of medicine and allied professions, including obstetrics, gynecology, midwifery, neonatology, medicine, surgery, family medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology, radiology, human genetics, and ethics. The key objectives have defined the success of these conferences from the past 35 and 19 years, respectively. These are embedded with the highly qualified and notable medical faculty, and the interactive insights and lessons involving the role of law and lawyers, communicated by acknowledged “super lawyers.” Only with a thorough knowledge of the complexities of medicine and law which can help physicians and litigators to deal effectively with the continuing challenges of medical and legal practice.

The specific goals of these conferences are to
• Educate healthcare professionals to comprehend the machinations of negligence law, and to
acquire more complete awareness of the need for anticipatory and safety practice.
• Teach legal professionals about the complicated issues encountered in the practice of medicine, including the complexities of decision-making, intending to sharpen their perception on behalf of their clients, both plaintiff and defense. An extraordinarily experienced and exquisite faculty has been gathered for the 36th and 20th-anniversary conferences that will be important to all the specialties mentioned, including nurse practitioners, trial attorneys, in-house counsel, pediatricians, primary care physicians, insurers and claims personnel, risk managers and all providers of healthcare.

Accreditation:
Physicians:

The 36th Annual Conference:
Cine-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians can claim only the credit commensurate based on the extent of participation in the activity.

The 20th Annual Conference:
Cine-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians can claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation throughout the session.

Joint Conference:
Cine-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conference Overview:
“Despite extensively higher expenditure on healthcare per person than comparable high-income countries, maternal deaths and severe maternal morbidity levels in the USA are closely parallel to some low-income countries.” “The steep increase of deaths is mirrored by another troubling trend in the past decade, the striking increase in serious, but often preventable, obstetric complications.” These quotes from the Lancet cover and editorial respectively in the September 2018 concern are the cause of grave concern for all who provide care for women, either during preconception, pregnancy, delivery, or the postpartum period. The fact that both Black and Hispanic pregnant women have 2-4 times higher risk of death compared to white women is who is truly troubling. This is particularly since more than 60% of these deaths were avoidable. In 2015, the US maternal mortality rate was 26.4 per 100,000 live births, with  4.4% in Canada and Sweden being 7.3 per 100,000 respectively. These firm facts lead to failures in pre- and postgraduate medical education and recognizes that medical negligence is at once individual, systemic, organizational, and compounded by patient-related factors.

Inadequate attention is paid to the cognitive sciences that have such key importance in medical care. More than 100 cognitive biases influence decision-making, clinical reasoning, and critical thinking. Teaching debiasing techniques could seriously and positively influence the major cause of medical negligence, which is diagnostic error coupled with faculty decision-making. There are over 200,000 deaths each year due to medical negligence.

It is time to for the medical students, residents, and fellows to acquire a certificate in risk management before graduation and/or before entering clinical practice. For physicians in practice, a required 1-hour online CME refresher course on risk management upon license renewal is needed.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the session, Healthcare professionals will be able to articulate the role of law and lawyers in medical malpractice and discuss the complexities of the legal process.

At the conclusion of this symposium, legal professionals will be able to describe “best-evidence” in medical malpractice as it concerns to obstetrics, gynecology, midwifery, neonatology, medicine, surgery, family medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology, radiology, and human genetics.

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies:
• Patient Care and Medical Knowledge
• Practice-based learning
• Professionalism, Teams & Teamwork
• Interprofessional Collaboration
• Interprofessional Communication

Major topics include:
• Optimal timing of delivery
• Minimally invasive surgery
• Management of the second stage of labor
• Birth trauma and neonatal brain injury
• Genetics or hypoxic brain damage
• Critical care in obstetrics
• Trial of labor after Caesarean section
• Laparoscopy vs. robotics
• Brain injury and the ectoderm
• Pre-viable pregnancies
• Timing brain injury
• Maternal morbidity and Caesarean section
• Gestational diabetes
• Perinatal strokes and timing
• Genetics and neonatal encephalopathy
• Morcellation
• The fetus as a plaintiff
• Communication failures and litigation
• Advances in medicine and recent verdicts
• Pregnancy and abdominal emergencies
• Telemedicine in obstetrics
• Genetic counseling, liability, and litigation
• Avoidable obstetrical errors and litigation
• Infections in pregnancy
• Risks of joint replacements
• Infections in the emergency department
• Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators-ethics and law
• Genetic testing for breast cancer
• Robots in orthopedic surgery
• ICDs and pacemakers and advance directives
• Breast cancer gene mutations
• Arrhythmias and sudden death or stroke
• Litigation in arthroscopic surgery
• Breast implant consequences
• Pitfalls in urgent care
• Medicine, Law, and Ethics

The 36th Annual Conference on Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, and the Law January 2-6, 2020

The 20th Annual Multispecialty Conference on Medical Negligence and Risk Management January 6-8, 2020

AUBREY MILUNSKY, M.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.M.G., D.C.H.
Founder and Co-Director, Center for Human Genetics
Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Formerly Professor of Human Genetics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pathology
Boston University School of Medicine 
Center for Human Genetics, 840 Memorial Drive, Suite 101, Cambridge, MA 02139
P:617-492-7083,
F:617-492-7092.

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Aubrey Milunsky
Aubrey Milunsky

Pediatrics

David Andrew Talan
David Andrew Talan

Emergency Medicine

Jeff Milunsky
Jeff Milunsky

Clinical Genetics

Errol R. Norwitz
Errol R. Norwitz

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Megan Johnson
Megan Johnson

OBGYN and Women's Health

Elloise Smith
Elloise Smith

Infectious Disease

Mm Ss
Mm Ss

Anesthesiology

Tracking

Bryant McNeill
Bryant McNeill

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Mm Ss
Mm Ss

Anesthesiology

Nana Baffour Britwum
Nana Baffour Britwum

General practice

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 6174927083

Email:
aforde@chginc.org
amilunsky@chginc.org
Abstraction date:
December 20, 2019

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Venue Address

Mauna Lani Hotel & Bungalows
68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive
Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows,

68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr,

Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States of America 96743,

+1 808-885-6622

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