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Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions



Date: January 22, 2015

Time: 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC


  • What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Hot Topics in Clinical Laboratories

AHLA’s annual Academic Medical Centers program, co-sponsored with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), is designed to address the legal issues unique to teaching hospitals and academic medical centers. This program attracts in-house and outside counsel for the nation's leading teaching hospitals and provides an excellent environment for the sharing of best practices and the exploration of new issues. The general session will include discussions on What Our Academic Medical Center Learned from Ebola, How Do We Continue to Teach and Treat, and the Year in Review. Breakout sessions will focus on:

  • How to Structure AMC/Physician Collaborations
  • The Current State of Sunshine
  • How to Prepare and Manage a Data Breach
  • Clinical Laboratories for Teaching Hospitals and AMCs, and many more


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Hope S. Foster


Hope S. Foster is a health care enforcement defense lawyer with a national reputation. She's Chair of the Mintz Health Care Enforcement Practice, where she defends clients in governmental investigations. Hope also advises health care providers and manufacturers on enforcement issues.