1.5 credits in professional practice – Non-transitional.
Cost: Free to Health Law Section Member, $50 for NYSBA Members, $75 for Non-Members
Presented by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Health Law Section in partnership with the New York Alliance for Donation (NYAD), and co-sponsored by the Health Law Committee and Bioethical Issues Committee of the New York City Bar.
New York State is facing a health care crisis: the need for transplantable organs far exceeds the availability. While a single donor can help save the lives of up to 8 people, potential donors are rare. It is crucial that all of the participants in the process, legal, clinical, administrative and governmental are knowledgeable about the law and the process surrounding organ and tissue donation.
Learn more about organ donation and transplantation. Brain death and brain death guidelines, involvement with organ, eye and tissue donation:
Recorded on: 4/28/2017
Welcome and Introductions – No CLE credit
Speaker: Margaret Davino, Esq., Fox Rothschild, NYC, Program Chair and Former Chair, New York State Bar Association Health Law Section
Introduction and overview of the organ shortage, discussion of organ, eye and tissue allocation, statistics and importance of the subject – No CLE credit
Speakers: Aisha Tator, Executive Director for the New York Alliance for Donation, Troy, NY
Dr. Leona Kim-Schluger, Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC
Remarks from LiveOn NY and presentation from an organ donor/recipient/family – No CLE credit
Laws surrounding organ, eye and tissue donation: consents, refusals, family involvement, disputes- 1.0 CLE credit
Speaker: Christina W. Strong, Esq., Law Office of Christina Woodward Strong, Belle Mead, NJ
Hospital policies and procedures and involvement of hospital counsel – 0.5 CLE credit
Moderator: Lorraine Ryan, Esq., Greater New York Hospital Association
Speakers: Alexandra E. Trinkoff, Esq., Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, NY
Christina A. Dugan, CPNC, NYU Hospital Center, NYC
Samuel Acquah, MD, Mount Sinai, NYC
Codette Barton, Clinical Operations Manager, Transplant, Mount Sinai, NYC
Brain death and brain death guidelines, involvement with organ, eye and tissue donation – No CLE credit
Speaker: John Halperin, MD, Atlantic Health System, NJ
Ethics and organ, eye and tissue donations – No CLE credit
Speaker: Michael Shapiro, MD, Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NY
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