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The following members of AAPALM are available to speak to your organization. Please email contactaapalm@aapalm.org for more information about availability, rates and contact information. Your inquiry will be forwarded to the speaker. Or you may contact them directly if they have provided an email link.

Craig A. Baumgartner, PA-C, MBA, MPAS, DFAAPA, FACHE

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  • Physician Assistant standard of care and supervision requirements
  • Preparing for a deposition
  • Medical risk management
  • Diagnosis and treatment of surgical conditions(general, trauma, ortho, vascular, urological, plastic, neuro)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions (emergency, occupational, hospital, critical care, urgent care )
  • Lives in Chicago, IL area, available nationally
  • Contact at baumgartnerconsulting@gmail.com or (847) 477-8885

Mr. Baumgartner’s presentations are tailored to PAs, PA students and programs, healthcare administrators, clinical personnel, attorneys, and professional groups.  Click here for a short biography.

Peter I. Bergé, JD, PA

Peter Berge

  • Medical risk management through documentation, communication and follow-up systems
  • PA risk management – avoiding or surviving malpractice claims
  • Informed consent: complexity and pitfalls leading to malpractice claims
  • Medicolegal issues of everyday patients (personal injury suits, workers’ compensation, etc.)
  • The malpractice litigation process: a plaintiffs’ attorney perspective
  • Attorney use of medical records in litigation
  • The expert witness: an attorney’s perspective
  • Specialty malpractice issues (e.g., ED, OBG/MFM, ortho, ICU, surgery, etc.)

Mr. Bergé’s presentations are tailored to PA CME events, hospital/clinical staff, attorneys, professional groups and/or PA students and educators, and use real-life medical and legal cases as examples.  Click here for short biography.

Larry Collins, PA-C, DFAAPA, ATC

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  •  PA malpractice
  • Preparing for a deposition
  • Medical risk management
  • Lives in Florida, available nationally

Mr. Collins’ presentations are tailored to PAs, PA CME events, PA students and programs.  Click here for a short biography.

Jeffrey Nicholson, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA

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  •  PA standard of care and supervision requirements
  • PA risk management / avoidance of medical errors, poor clinical judgement
  • PA liability and safety / what the research tells us
  • The malpractice litigation process
  • The PA as an expert witness / the expert witness experience
  • PA malpractice insurance / what do I really need?
  • Presentation of real malpractice cases in a variety of specialties
  • Lives in Wisconsin, available nationally

Mr. Nicholson’s presentations are tailored to PA CME events, hospital/clinical staff, attorneys, profesional groups and/or PA students and educators.  Click here for a short biography. Click here to email.

Marsha Niven, MPAS, PA-C

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  •  PA standard of care in the Emergency/Urgent Care setting
  • Risk management issues addressing both medical and nursing perspectives
  • Experience as an expert witness
  • Lives in Texas, available regionally

 

 

 

Thomas H. Massing, PA-C, FAPACVS

Tom Massing


  •  PA malpractice – a mistake and malpractice are not the same thing
  • PA standard of care and supervision requirements – office and hospital based
  • issues
  • The Locums Tenums – pitfalls to avoid
  • Preparing for a deposition as a defendant, witness, or as and expert
  • witness – they are not all the same
  • Personal experience in all three types of depositions
  • Litigation process from the defendant and witness perspectives
  • Presentation of real malpractice cases in cardiovascular and thoracic
  • surgery specialties
  • Lives in Georgia, available nationally

Mr. Massing’s presentations are tailored to PAs, PA CME events, PA students and programs.  Also, available for free telephone consultation.