The Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law is a joint effort of the FSU College of Medicine and FSU College of Law. The mission is to identify and facilitate (through education, the conduct and dissemination of scholarship, and performance of service activities)opportunities for members of the medical and legal professions, working together and with others, to foster improvements in the quality of life enjoyed by individuals and to promote public health in Florida, the United States, and globally.
The Center explores educational, research and advocacy avenues for collaboration and cooperation between the medical and legal professions on behalf of the well-being of consumers who are both physicians' patients and attorneys' clients. The Center is led by Professor Marshall B. Kapp, J.D., M.P.H., who is a professor in the College of Medicine Department of Geriatrics, courtesy professor in the College of Law, and an affiliate of the FSU Claude Pepper Institute. The Center is also the editor and sponsor of the Medical-Legal Studies SSRN electronic journal which contains many more publications related to the field.
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Dr. Stuart Bagatell presents on "POLST and Patient Rights"
Guest speaker Patrick Geraghty, CEO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida, discusses the health insurance industry response to the Affordable Care Act during an April 8th symposium.
Juilana Matthews, MS2 and Carly Souther, LS3 discuss their research project on the POLST paradigm
2013 Health Care Reform Conference
Professor Kapp speaks at "Implementing the Affordable Care Act: Enrollment, Education and Taxes," presented by Bloomberg Government on February 28, 2013.
Marshall B. Kapp, J.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law
PIG (Psychiatric Interest Group) and HALO (Health and Law Organization) co-host Guardian ad Litem interest meeting
Professor Kapp quoted in Sun Sentinel article about POLST
March 17, 2013