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Surgeons and Medical Liability primer

New resources from the College offer alternative approaches to medical liability reform

Surgeons and Medical Liability: A Guide to Understanding Medical Liability Reform—a primer on liability reform developed by the College—is summarized as are the challenges of using federal tort reform as a means of solving the nation’s medical liability challenges.

Medical mediation: Bringing everyone to the table

This article focuses on the form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that has been applied most widely in medical liability lawsuits—mediation. Two models of mediation are presented. Potential roadblocks to implementing ADR also are discussed.

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