Schedule of Events
Below is the schedule of events for Health Law Week 2022—all events are open to the entire health law community and are free of charge. Additional events may be added leading up to Health Law Week.
We look forward to seeing you at a virtual session or in-person reception!
Monday, June 6, 2022
Building an IDEAL Community: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Law
Webinar: Meet N' Eat—Meet, Connect, and Learn About Specialty Bars
Whether you are on the West coast eating breakfast or on the East coast eating lunch, we invite you to join us for an informative conversation with representatives from specialty bars like HNBA, SABA, and NAPABA. Learn about the work they are doing and how they advance diversity and inclusion.
Webinar: Health Inequities and Structural Discrimination
Please join Asha Scielzo, Director of the Health Law and Policy Program at American University Washington College of Law and AHLA Board member, in a conversation with Sarah de Guia, Chief Executive Officer of ChangeLab Solutions. They will discuss the intersection between structural discrimination and health inequities and explore innovative legal strategies and best practices for health systems, providers, and policymakers to improve community health outcomes.
Right to Be - Harassment Training
AHLA’s Membership, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Committee invites you to participate in a free, one-hour, interactive training that is being hosted by Right To Be. Learn about and leverage the organization’s methodology to safely intervene when you experience or witness harassment in public spaces. The 5 D’s of bystander intervention – distract, delegate, document, delay, and direct – are essential and useful skills for every member to have in their toolbox. Become an ally and help to advance IDEA in your community.
Washington, DC Health Law Week Reception
1099 14th Street, NW
Additional AHLA Resource on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Law
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Care
This Hub includes information to help our members and the public stay informed on this very important issue, with a goal of providing in-depth analysis that furthers conversations necessary to facilitate change.
- Walking the Walk – Creating, Implementing, and Adapting DE&I Programs in the Corporate and Law Firm Setting
- Build a World That's Free of Harassment
- Learn more about the Hispanic National Bar Association
- Learn more about the South Asian Bar Association
- Learn more about the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Building a Better Work/Life Balance
How to Achieve Any Goal
Guest speaker Angela Han will offer tips and suggestions on how to work towards our goals while living a well-rounded, balanced life. Forty (40) minute presentation from guest speaker, followed by twenty (20) minutes of small group Zoom breakout sessions where participants will network, discuss goals, and group brainstorm. Participants will walk away with a personal or professional goal and the first step to get there.
Wellness and Neuroscience: Surviving and Thriving During Difficult Times
Speaker: Tammy H. Scheidegger, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, Associate Professor, Practicum & Internship Coordinator, Mount Mary University
Increase knowledge regarding cumulative stress and how it impacts a person’s resiliency during difficult times Implement practical, neuroscience-based wellness strategies for increasing resiliency and limiting the risks associated with long-term stress.
Nashville, TN Health Law Week Reception
City Winery Nashville
609 LaFayette Street
Additional Resources on Work/Life Balance
- Avoiding Burnout and Getting Self Care (the right way) | Powerpoint Slides
Podcast Host, Angela Han
- Burnout in the Workplace: What Can Health Law Professionals Do?
AHLA's Speaking of Health Law Podcast
- Spectacular Failures. Great Successes. The Power of Grit, Resilience, and a Growth Mindset
- Building a Quality Life: Strategies Through All Life Stages
- This, Too, Shall Pass (and Other Things Your Mother Taught You): How Women Leaders Navigate Tough Times, Tough Problems, and Tough Conversations at Home and in the Workplace
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Building Up the Next Generation
Sell Yourself Strong: Self-Advocacy in Annual Evaluations
Speakers: Gregory Duckett, Gabriela Sanchez, Sarah Sullivan
Moderator: Ale Dalton
Your annual performance appraisal is a reflection of how others perceive your career progress and future. This session offers thoughtful and practical tips on self-advocacy from successful leaders and will help put you in the driver seat of your career. This session is intended to address a broad variety of health law settings and career levels. Topics include:
- Preparation for the performance review
- Honest self-evaluation
- Articulating your own goals
- Self-advocacy and remote work
- How to effectively evaluate junior colleagues
- Best practices and common mistakes
Strategies for Navigating Career Advancement
No matter how you define career success, you CAN get there from here – but you should have a plan. This session will offer a variety of strategies you can employ to further your career advancement. This session is intended to address a broad variety of health law settings and career levels. Topics include:
- How to ask for a raise, promotion, or career advancement opportunity
- How to respond to unsatisfactory answers
- Navigating the career impact of parenthood
- Establishing visibility and value while working remotely
- Importance of personal champions
Additional Resources on Building Up the Next Generation
- Conversations with AHLA Leaders Podcast
This special series highlights AHLA leaders who discuss key moments in their careers, current and future trends in health law, and AHLA’s role in their professional development.
- AHLA’s Speaking Of Health Law Podcast: Professional Development in a Crisis
- Effective Verbal Communication in Person and Virtually
- Building an Authentic Personal Brand
Thursday, June 9, 2022
Building Bonds through Practice Groups
Medical Staff, Credentialing, and Peer Review Practice Group Educational Call
Participate in the discussion of hot topics related to th/ose who represent and advise the individual health care professional, the collective medical or professional staff, and/or the health care entity with issues regarding the organization and operations of medical and professional staffs in health care entities and organizations.
Antitrust Practice Group and Business Law and Governance Practice Group Educational Call
Join leaders from the Antitrust PG and Business Law and Governance PG to discuss the latest developments in enforcement and monitoring financial, regulatory, and operational issues across all sectors of the health care industry.
Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group Educational Call
Leaders from the Enterprise Risk Management Affinity Group and Fair Market Value Affinity Group within the Hospitals and Health Systems PG will highlight current projects and discuss recent trends around behavioral health risk and fair market value for health care entities.
Payers, Plans, and Managed Care Practice Group Educational Call
Your Payers, Plans, and Managed Care PG leaders will be hosting a lively and fast-paced round-robin session where we'll cover a variety of hot topics that we think will fundamentally change how managed care works in the near future.
Fraud and Abuse Practice Group and Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group Educational Call
Join leaders from the Fraud and Abuse PG and Health Care Liability and Litigation PG to discuss the latest developments in compliance issues and enforcement activity, as well as current issues liability, litigation, and trial of health care disputes.
Friday, June 10, 2022
Building Blocks of AHLA Membership
AHLA Communities: How to Start Engaging and Connecting
Join us for an informative demonstration on how to start connecting and engaging on AHLA’s Communities. Hear from power users about why they turn to communities, how they use it to share information and connect with colleagues.
Your Financial Fitness: Tips for Lifelong Wellness for Health Law Professionals
Join us for this one-hour session about financial literacy tailored for legal professionals. Learn about key financial priorities throughout each phase of your professional career. Topics cover the foundational aspects of budgeting and managing cash flow from understanding key investment concepts to planning for retirement.
Virtual Networking Happy Hour
Presented by AHLA’s Membership, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (Membership-IDEA) Committee. Join your health law colleagues for a fun hour of networking. Enter a virtual reception hall, scan the room, and join a table of your choosing. You can meet AHLA leaders; join a table with members from a specific Practice Group; float among tables and add your thoughts about the best Netflix movie, what series to binge watch, book recommendations, best vacation getaway; or pick a topic and start a conversation of your own.
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