The Use of Collaborative Law in Medical Error Situations

Dialogue Among Stakeholders In Health Care

Bringing Healing Processes to Law and Medicine After Adverse Events.pdf

Statement Before the Medical Board of California

Collaborative Law/Disclosure Is Effective on Several Fronts

Appreciative Inquiry: It's Not Easy, But It Is Simple

Civil Collaborative Law Symposium

Healing Practices in Law and Medicine

A New Legal Approach to Health Care

Advocacy in Health Care

Collaborative Practices Work


Letter to Editor.California Bar Journal.Apology

Bringing Collaborative Law to Healthcare.pp.ppt


Collaborative Continuum.pdf

Clark and Rickard Conflict Resolution Healthcare 2012-25-18.pdf

Posterboard Presentation: Collaborative Processes

Books/Articles Of Interest
  • Block, Peter, Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest, Berriett-Koehler: San Francisco, 1993.
  • Burger, Chief Justice Warren E., The Role of the Lawyer Today, 59 Notre Dame L.Rev.1 (1983).
  • Clinton, Hillary, Obama, Barack, Making Patient Safety the Centerpiece of Medical Liability Reform, 354 NEJM 2205-2208, 2006. 
  • Gawande, Atul, Complications: A Surgeons Notes on an Imperfect Science, Picador: New York, 2002.
  • Greenleaf, Robert, Servant Leadership: A Journey Into the Nature of Legitimate Power & Greatness, Paulist Press: New Jersey, 1977.
  • Hilfiker, David, Facing Our Mistakes, 1984,
  • Hilfiker, David, Healing The Wounds: A Physician Looks at His Works, Pantheon Books: New York, 1985.
  • Isaacs, William, Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together, Rnadom House: New York, Doubleday, 1999.
  • Jaworski, Joseph, Synchronicity, The Inner Path of Leadership, Berrett-Koehler: San Francisco, 1996.
  • Reid, Alan, Seeing Law Differently: Views From a Spiritual Path, Borderland Publishing: Ontario, 1992.
  • Shapiro, Eve, Disclosing Medical Errors: Best Practices from the "Leading Edge", 2008,
  • Tutu, Desmund, Archbishop, Truth and Reconciliation, Greater Good, fall, 2004, Volume 1, Issue 2.
  • Wachter, Robert M., M.D., Shojania, Kaveh G., M.D., Internal Bleeding: The Truth Behind America's Terrifying Epidemic of Medical Mistakes, Rugged Land: New York City, 2004.








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