San Francisco Bay Area Region

CPPPH Workshops in the Bay Area Region

June 24, 2017

Monitoring: What Wellbeing Committees Need to Know
Monika Koch, MD – Chief of Addiction Medicine at Kaiser Vallejo
Francine Farrell, MS, LMFT – Principal at Pacific Assistance Group-North

June 25, 2016

Confidentiality and Reporting Questions for Wellbeing Committees, Medical Staffs and Peer Review Bodies
Tom Curtis – Nossaman LLP, Orange County

February 27, 2016

Evaluating Disruptive Behavior: Three Case Illustrations: What We Did; What We Learned; What Was the Outcome
Kimberly Ware – Nossaman LLP, Sacramento
R. Gregory Cochran, MD, JD – Nossaman LLP, San Francisco

August 1, 2015

Looking Closely at Disruptive Behavior Presented by: Behaviors that Undermine a Culture of Safety: Policies and Procedures for Hospital Medical Staffs R. Gregory Cochran, MD, JD – Nossaman, LLP, San Francisco Looking Closely at Disruptive Behavior Karen Miotto, MD Chair, Medical Staff Health Committee, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

January 24, 2015

Disruptive Behavior and the Medical Staff’s Response: Clinical, Legal and Administrative Issues Presented by: Legal Issues Related to Disruptive Behavior Tom Curtis, Nossaman, LLP – Orange County Disruptive Physician Behavior: To assist or discipline? That is the question. Norman T. Reynolds, Comprehensive Psychiatric Consulting Services

June 7, 2014

Assessing the Aging Physician: Legal Aspects Presented by: Richard D. Barton, Partner Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP San Diego

February 1, 2014

Assessing the Aging Physician: Neuropsychological and Psychological Factors Pertaining to Fitness for Duty Presented By: Penelope Zeifert, PhD Clinical Associate Professor; Director, Neuropsychology Service; Co-Director, Stanford Center for Memory Disorders; Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

April 20, 2013

How (and Why) Physician Health Committees Work: Legal Counsel’s Overview of their Role and Function Presented by: Gregory Abrams, Esq., Pacific West Law Group, LLP, Oakland

December 1, 2012

Cognitive Disorders — A Forgotten Source of Physician Impairment Presented by: Norman Reynolds, MD, Private Practice of Psychiatry focusing on evaluation of impaired professionals; Vice-chair of the Federation of State Medical Boards Workgroup on Impaired Physicians

July 28, 2012

Monitoring in the Post-Diversion Era: Who Does It and How It is Done Presented by: William McCausland, PhD and Francine Farrell, MS, Members of the Pacific Assistance Group in Northern California

March 10, 2012

Disruptive Behavior, Mental Illness, Aging: Unique Aspects of These Conditions When We See Them in Physicians Presented by: Robert Dolgoff, MD, Berkeley Therapy Institute

November 5, 2011

Q and A about Drug Testing and the third party administrator used by the Medical Board, FirstLab Panel moderated by: Janis Thibault, MFT

July 9, 2011

A Lawyer Looks at Committee Roles, Responsibilities and Functions Presented by: Kimberley Ware, Esq., Principal, Ware Law Group, Emeryville