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Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - Friday, January 26, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City Hotel
Arlington, VA

Program Description

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The annual Academic Medical Centers program, co-sponsored with National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), is designed to address the legal issues unique to teaching hospitals and academic medical centers. This program attracts in-house and outside counsel for the nation's leading teaching hospitals and provides an excellent environment for the sharing of best practices and the exploration of new issues.

A few of the topics on this year's program include:

  • Building a Compliant and Resilient 340B Program in the Midst of Regulatory Uncertainty
  • Navigating New Terrain: Recent Developments in Human Subjects Research Regulation
  • Graduate Medical Education: Medicare Regulations and Policy Considerations
  • The AMC Fraud and Abuse Highway: Reviewing the 2017 Potholes and Speed Bumps and Predicting the Road Ahead

The program will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, January 25 and end at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 26.

Program Materials

All materials will be available on a website prior to and after the program and handed out on a flash drive at the program.

All registrants will receive an email a week prior to the program with a link to the materials. This website is for attendees only and is not posted to the public. You must have the direct link to the website. The email will come from AHLA Member Services. To ensure registrants receive this email and is not caught by a spam filter, please white list

Cancellation / Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing by January 15, 2018. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after the cutoff date. Registration fee, minus the $125 administrative fee, will be refunded approximately 3-4 weeks following the program. If you wish to send a substitute, need more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies please call (202) 833-1100 prompt #5. Note that the registration fee is based on the AHLA membership status of the individual who actually attends the program.

Thursday, Jan 25 | 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Continuing Education

CLE/MCLE: AHLA will be applying for 11.75 credits (including 1.0 ethics credits) for 60-minute states and approximately 14.1 (including 1.2 ethics credits) credits for 50-minute states. The number of credits approved may vary state to state.

CPE: This seminar will be worth approximately 14.0 CPE credits. AHLA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417. NASBA's web site is located at

CCB: This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs. We will be applying for 14.1 CCB credits

This program is designed to be an update on developments in the area of academic medical centers issues. There are no prerequisites or advanced preparations required to register for this group live program. Those seeking accounting credits should be familiar with the basic concepts of law and terminology associated with this area in order to obtain the full educational benefit of this program.

Thursday, Jan 25 | 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM


The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City Hotel
1250 S Hayes Stree
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 415-5000 or (800) 241-3333
Online Reservation

Room Rates: $199 single/double occupancy
Hotel Cut-Off Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 / Extended to Monday, January 8, 2018

Hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. When making reservations online please use the code: HLIHLIA. If you are making reservations by phone, please indicate that you are with the American Health Lawyers Association. The room block may sell out prior to the hotel cut-off date.


Official Travel Provider ATC (ATC Travel Management)
ATC is available for reservations from 8:30 am until 8:00 pm Eastern, Monday through Friday.

Discounts and Services:

  • Up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased prior to the meeting.
  • Discounts apply for travel for AHLA 2018 meetings, discounts available 3 days pre/post meeting start/end dates.

Book online at and provide the Meeting Code NMR3Q, or call Delta reservation Desk at 800-328-1111 and provide the Meeting Code.

Restrictions apply. *Service fees apply to ticketed reservations. You may also call your own agency or the vendors directly and refer to the following ID numbers:

Alamo Car Rentals:
Book online at and provide the CD number CD#LEADERS or call Alamo at 844-354-6962 and provide the CD number.

Hertz Car Rentals:
Book online at and provide the CD number CD#1170024 or call Hertz at 800-654-3131 and provide the CD number.

Program Planning Committee

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Heather H. Pierce Chair Association of American Medical Colleges Washington, DC
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Jeffrey D. Kahn Member The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
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Kristen C. Kim Member Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, NY
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Kristen B. Rosati Member Coppersmith Brockelman PLC Phoenix, AZ
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Stephen D. Sencer Member Emory University Atlanta, GA

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