Speaker’s Bureau

The following members of APALM are available to speak to your organization.

 

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  •  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

  •  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
  • Contact at: (414) 517-6915

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.

 

Marsha Niven, MPAS, PA-C

  •  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

  •  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.

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