Health Law Section Leadership Portal

Welcome to the ABA Health Law Section Leadership Portal. This page is organized into four sections:

  • Interest Groups & Task Forces
  • Meetings & Programs
  • Governing Policies
  • Policy & Advocacy

Please click on the corresponding side tabs for specific information. If you have any questions please contact Simeon Carson at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.

Content Matrix

For a link to the Section’s Content Matrix, please email jason.billups@americanbar.org or simeon.carson@americanbar.org.

2019 Section Leadership Meeting Update

If your appointment requires attendance at the Leadership Meeting in San Antonio, please RSVP for the meeting and make your hotel reservations following the links below:

Reserve by phone: 210.224.1234 | Event name: Health Law Section Leadership Meeting 2019

Please note
: There are two Grand Hyatt’s in San Antonio.  The Health Law Section will be staying at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio (not the Grand Hyatt San Antonio Riverwalk).  Our hotel is 2 blocks from the Riverwalk.

If you have any questions or require assistance registering or making your hotel reservations, please contact Carol Simmons at Carol.Simmons@americanbar.org.

Save The Date!

July 12-13, 2019 - Section Leadership Meeting (San Antonio, TX)

September 12-14, 2019 - Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery & Innovations Conference (Chicago, IL)

December 9-10, 2019 - 17th Annual Washington Health Law Summit (Washington, DC)

March 11-14, 2020 - 21st Annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference (San Diego, CA)

Interest Groups/Task Forces

  1. Leadership Conference Materials
    1. Practice Area IG/TF Packet
    2. Educational Outreach IG Packet
    3. Networking and Engagement IG Packet
    4. Supplemental Materials
  2. Interest Group and Task Force Information
    1. Vice Chair, Liaison, and Representative Role Descriptions
    2. Practice Area Interest Group and Task Force Chair and Vice Chair Responsibilities
    3. Educational Outreach Interest Group Chair and Vice Chair Responsibilities
    4. Networking & Engagement Interest Group Chair and Vice Chiar Responsibilities
    5. Calendar of Deadlines
  3. Reports and Report Templates
    1. 2018-2019 Midyear Report Template
    2. 2017-2018 Annual Reports
    3. 2018-2019 Action Plans
    4. Monthly Conference Call Agenda template
    5. Monthly Conference Call Notes/Minutes template
  4. Leadership
    1. Practice Area IG/TF Structure Reporting Form (Due: July 27)
    2. 2018-2019 Council and IG Executive Leadership Team Liaisons
    3. 2018-2019 IG Leadership Roster
    4. Health Law Section Leadership
    5. So you want to get more involved in the Section? How do you do that?
    6. How to withdraw from an Appointment Already Accepted
    7. The process – Roadmap to Leadership
  5. Publications
    1. Section Publishing Policies
    2. Book Proposal Form
    3. Book FAQ
  6. eSource eNewsletter
    1. Guidelines
    2. Sample email for eSource Article Solicitation
    3. eSource publishing schedule
    4. Copyright
    5. Author Agreement
  7. HLbytes
    1. Guidelines
  8. Health Lawyer Magazine
    1. Guidelines
    2. Copyright
    3. Reprints
    4. Author Agreement
  9. Health Law and Policy
    1. Government Submissions Policy 
  10. Chicago Medical Society Opportunities
    1. Publishing in Chicago Medicine Magazine
  11. Web and Technology
    1. List Servs FAQs
    2. List Serv Addresses
    3. IG Email Listserv Template
    4. Social Media Guidelines
    5. ABA Membership Directory (must be an ABA member to access)
    6. Tweetchat Guidelines
    7. Blogging Guidelines HIMSS
    8. ABA Connect User Guide & FAQ

Meetings & Programs

  1. DLC Proposal Form
  2. Member Benefit Webinar Process
  3. Diversity
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of Planning Committee
  5. Role of Staff
  6. Sponsorships
    1. Webinar Sponsorships
    2. Washington Summit
    3. Emerging Issues
    4. Physicians Issues
  7. Speaker Reimbursement Guidelines
  8. Paper Instructions
  9. Speaker Releases
    1. ABA copyright speaker release
    2. HLS diversity response form
  10. Speaker Agreement
  11. Tuition Assistance
  12. Past Programs Evaluations
    1. Washington Health Law Summit
      1. 2015
      2. 2016
      3. 2017
    2. Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference
      1. 2016
      2. 2017
      3. 2018
    3. Physicians Legal Issues Conference
      1. 2016
      2. 2017
      3. 2018
  13. Past Program Brochures
    1. Washington Health Law Summit
      1. 2015
      2. 2016
      3. 2017
    2. Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference
      1. 2016
      2. 2017
      3. 2018
    3. Physicians Legal Issues Conference
      1. 2016
      2. 2017
      3. 2018

Governing Policies

  1. Bylaws
  2. Strategic Plan and Goals
  3. Diversity Plan and Policy
  4. Governing Council General Policies
  5. Past Chair Policies
  6. Government Submissions Policy
  7. Financial Policies
  8. Sponsorships Policy
  9. Privacy Policy (Lists)
  10. Business Conduct Standards
  11. Conflicts of Interest Policy
  12. Substantive Policies Coming Soon!
  13. Email Policies
  14. List Serves
  15. Social Media Policy
  16. Web Presence

Policy & Advocacy

  1. HOD Resolution Instructions
    1. Instructions
    2. Template
  2. Blanket Authority Handbook
  3. ABA Advocacy Guidelines
  4. Technical Commenting Authority
 
 
Event Sponsorships
  1. WHS Sponsorship
  2. EMI Sponsorship
  3. PLI Sponsorship
  4. Webinar Sponsorship

Fundraising

  1. Donate Now Flyer

Periodicals

  1. Media Kit (Advertising)

Contact Us

Simeon Carson 
Director
312-988-5824
Simeon.Carson@americanbar.org

Carol S. Simmons
Associate Director
312-988-5631
carol.simmons@americanbar.org

Jason Billups
Administrative Assistant
312-988-5532
Jason.Billups@americanbar.org

Paige Rodenberg
Administrative Assistant
312-988-5176
paige.rodenberg@americanbar.org