The Society’s Office of General Counsel provides legal information to Society members and health care partners on a wide range of health care issues, in addition to serving as the legal team for the Society and its affiliates.
Legal resources for members include the following:
- Articles featuring relevant and timely legal information for physicians, published in WMJ and Medigram
- Summaries of key court decisions to inform Society membership of case law that will impact physician practice.
- A Physician’s Guide to Health Law – A Collection of Frequently Asked Questions, developed with support from Quarles & Brady.
- Medical Records and the Law, a seminar offered in the spring.
The OGC staff is also available to respond to member questions through our member hotline. Call 1.866.442.3800 toll-free and request the legal hotline.