Richard P. KidwellJD
Richard P. Kidwell is Associate Counsel and Director of Risk Management at UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center). Rick joined UPMC in November 2004 after more than ten years at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was Director of Risk Management and the Managing Attorney for Claims & Litigation. Rick is a 1976 graduate of Mount Saint Mary‟s University in Emmitsburg, Md. and a 1979 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law. He was in private practice with the law firm of Miles & Stockbridge in Baltimore from 1979 to 1994. Rick was a member of Maryland Governor‟s Medical Malpractice Task Force in 2004. He was president of the Maryland Society for Healthcare Risk Management in 2001-2002 and has been a speaker at ASHRM (American Society for Healthcare Risk Management) and American Health Lawyers meetings. Rick became a member of the Pennsylvania bar in September 2005 and was appointed in December 2006 to the Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution.