Mini-Medical School for Lawyers: What attorneys should know about anatomy, physiology, and injuries and treatment in relation to the law

Rachel V. Rose
Rachel V. Rose
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. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care, and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.

Anthony Alastra, MD, FAANS, FACS, CNSENDORFP
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.

Re-Broadcast: December 20, 2021

Mini-Medical School for Lawyers: What attorneys should know about anatomy, physiology, and injuries and treatment in relation to the law
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Program Summary

The law and anatomy are considered by some to be equally complex. Yet, client representation in a variety of cases often requires lawyers to understand anatomy, physiology, and injuries and treatment in relation to the law. This course is co-instructed by Anthony J. Alastra, MD, FAANS, FACS and Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA. Dubbed a “min-medical school for lawyers” the purpose of this webinar is to provide lawyers with an understanding of these anatomical regions, as well as positioning and expert witness testimony.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Cases and procedural considerations where a medical expert is required
  • Expert testimony in relation to evidentiary and procedural rules
  • General positioning and anatomical orientation
  • Explanation of general anatomy with an emphasis on neuroanatomy and related musculoskeletal anatomy
  • Common surgical procedures in the spine and the brain

Date / Time: December 20, 2021

  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available upon request

Speakers

Rachel V. Rose_myLawCLERachel V. Rose, JD, MBA | 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. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care, and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.

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, 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 books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International Business Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25 and Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers for healthcare.

In 2019, she was also named to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance’s 2019 Top 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. See www.rvrose.com for additional information.

Anthony Alastra, MD, FAANS, FACS, CNSENDORFP_Arrowhead Neurosurgical Medical Group, Inc._myLawCLEAnthony 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.

Agenda

I. Legal and procedural considerations | 2:00-2:20pm
II. Patient positioning, orientation, and radiology terminology | 2:20-2:35pm
III. General Anatomy | 2:35-3:00pm

IV. Break | 3:00-3:10pm

V. Neuro and Related Musculoskeletal Anatomy | 3:10-3:3:40pm
VI. Common procedures explained | 3:40-4:00pm
VII. Conclusion & Questions | 4:00-4:10pm