Mini-Med School for Lawyers: What Attorneys and Experts Need to Know (2024 Edition)
Rachel V. Rose
Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX).
Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career.
Arrowhead Neurosurgical Medical Group, Inc.
Dr. Alastra is an ABNS board-certified neurological surgeon and ABNS board-certified Focused Practice neuro-interventionalist with specialization in vascular and general neurosurgery, endovascular neurosurgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, and surgical management of chronic pain.
On-Demand:November 1, 2023
$195.002 hour CLE
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On April 24, 2023, Chief Justice John Roberts gave notice to Congress and the Executive Branch that select amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence were adopted and become effective on December 1, 2023. Among the changes are FRE 106 and FRE 702, which governs expert testimony. This two-hour course, which is co-presented by an attorney and a neurosurgeon, addresses legal considerations, including procedural and evidentiary issues for expert witnesses, as well as anatomy, positioning, and common neurosurgical procedures.
Key topics to be discussed:
Types of cases where clinical medicine and expert testimony converge
Relevant procedural and evidentiary considerations and their relation to experts
Discussion of positioning, anatomy, and conditions, which are common in cases
Date / Time: November 1, 2023
Rachel V. Rose | Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX).
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA is a Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX) Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. For nearly a decade, her practice has focused transactional, compliance, and litigation matters related to cybersecurity, health care, securities, and Dodd Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims. Ms. Rose worked on Capitol Hill when HIPAA passed in 1996 and worked at HHS in 2009 when the HITECH Act was being implemented. In addition to being extensively published and a sought-after presenter and quoted expert, Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas and is a Fellow of the Federal Bar Association. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Government Relations Committee, a board member of the Federal Bar Association’s Qui Tam Section, the co editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the ABA’s books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are InternationalHIPAA Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25, Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers (healthcare), the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance’s 2019Top Presenter. Ms. Rose is also an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics. Federal Court Admissions: Supreme Court of the United States, CO, DC, SDTX, NDTX, EDTX and WDTX. See www.rvrose.com for additional information.
Anthony Alastra, MD, FAANS, FACS, CNSENDORFP | Arrowhead Neurosurgical Medical Group, Inc.
Dr. Alastra is an ABNS board-certified neurological surgeon and ABNS board-certified Focused Practice neuro-interventionalist with specialization in vascular and general neurosurgery, endovascular neurosurgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, and surgical management of chronic pain. He is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Case Western University Medical School, Cleveland, OH, and trained in neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. He completed his neuro-interventional fellowship training from New York University Medical Center, New York, NY. He has held positions of Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery at both New York University School of Medicine Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, and College of Medicine, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Alastra is Associate Program Director for the Neurosurgery Residency Program, Director of Vascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, and Interim Director of Spine Surgery at Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) in Palm Springs, CA. He is a member and Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgery (AANS) and American College of Surgery (ACS), member of the Congress of Neurological Surgery (CNS), Society for NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), North American Spine Society (NASS), and California Association of Neurosurgery (CANS) among others.
I. Choosing the Right Expert from the Attorney and Physician Perspectives | 1:00pm – 1:15pm
II. The Daubert Factors and Recent Changes to FRE 702 (effective Dec. 1, 2023) | 1:15pm – 1:35pm
III. Additional Evidentiary and Procedural Consideration | 1:35pm – 1:55pm
IV. What are the Types of Anatomy? | 1:55pm – 2:00pm
Break | 2:00pm – 2:10pm
V. Positioning | 2:10pm – 2:15pm
VI. Skeletal, Spinal and Brain (“Neuroanatomy”) Anatomy | 2:15pm – 2:40pm
VII. Common Conditions Affecting the Brain and the Spine | 2:40pm – 2:55pm
VIII. A play-by-play through a common procedure | 2:55pm – 3:05pm