October 2012 Volume 9 Number 2

Opportunities for Health Law Section Leadership

By W. Thomas Smith, Chair, Interest Group Leadership Team, ABA Health Law Section

If you are interested in becoming involved in Health Law Section leadership, please consider applying for one of the open liaison roles currently available from our twelve Interest Groups. Membership in each respective IG is a requirement for each position. If you aren't currently a member, and would like to join now at no cost, please contact Simeon Carson, Associate Director, at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.

Below are general descriptions of the roles, along with a listing for the IGs with openings for that position. If you are interested in applying for any of these important positions, please send your resume or CV to Simeon Carson, Associate Director, at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.

Health Law and Policy Coordinating Committee IG Liaison
This member will work with the Section’s Health Law and Policy Coordinating Committee by participating in Committee calls as necessary and will coordinate with the Committee and the IG’s leadership on the development or analysis of ABA policy positions and on comments on regulations or legislation concerning its area of interest, including helping to identify relevant IG members to assist with particular projects.

The following IGs have openings for this position:

  • Business and Transactions
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Healthcare Litigation & Risk Management
  • Tax & Accounting

Membership Committee IG Liaison
This member will work with the HLS Membership Committee and communicate membership activities to the IG Leadership and participate in monthly planning calls.

The following IGs have openings for this position:

  • Business and Transactions
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Healthcare Facility Operations
  • Healthcare Litigation & Risk Management
  • Managed Care & Insurance
  • Public Health & Policy
  • Tax & Accounting

Web & Technology IG Liaison
This member will work with the Section’s Web and Technology Committee to keep the IG’s website up-do-date, and be responsible for providing weekly posts (Tweets) to the IG’s Twitter account.

The following IGs have openings for this position:

  • Business and Transactions
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Healthcare Facility Operations
  • Healthcare Litigation & Risk Management
  • Payment & Reimbursement
  • Public Health & Policy

The ABA Health eSource is distributed automatically to members of the ABA Health Law Section . Please feel free to forward it! Non-members may also sign up to receive the ABA Health eSource.