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

Save The Date!

July 16-17, 2021 - Virtual Leadership Meeting

September 23-25, 2021 - Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery & Innovation Conference

December 6-7, 2021 - Annual Washington Health Law Summit

March 2022 (dates and location tbd) - Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference

September 14-16, 2022 - Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery & Innovation Conference | Fairmont Chicago - Millennium Park Chicago, IL

December 12-13, 2022 - Annual Washington Health Law Summit | Ritz - Carlton Hotel Washinton, DC

Contact Us

Simeon Carson, Section Director
312-988-5824
simeon.carson@americanbar.org

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

Jason Billups, 
Program Specialist
312-988-5532
jason.billups@americanbar.org

Daryl C. Taylor, CMP, 
Sr Meeting Planner
312-988-5146
daryl.taylor@americanbar.org

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

Sara Calvillo, Administrative Assistant
312-988-5468
sara.calvillo@americanbar.org

Content Matrix

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

WELCOME TO CONNECT

Interest Groups and Task Forces

Virtual Interest Group and Task Force Leadership Meeting -- Wednesday, March 3, 2021 (3:00pm ET) Requested attendance by All Chairs and Vice Chairs RSVP Here

General Information

HLS Podcast Committee

 

 

  1. Interest Group and Task Force Position Descriptions and Responsibilities 
    1. Practice Area Interest Group 
      1. Chair
      2. Vice Chair
      3. Representative
    2. Educational/Outreach Interest Groups
      1. Chair and Vice Chair Responsibilities
      2. Representative Positions (Optional)
    3. Networking/Engagement Interest Groups
      1. Chair & Vice Chair Reponsibilities 
      2. Fundraising
  2. Reports and Report Templates
    1. 2020-2021 Annual Report Template (Due Summer 2021 - date to be announced)
    2. 2021-2022 Action Plans Templates (Due July 2021 -- date to be announced):
    3. 2020-2021 Midyear Report Template (deadline has passed)
    4. Template: Practice Area Monthly Conference Call Agenda template
    5. Template: Practice Area Monthly Conference Call Notes/Minutes template
      1.  

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. Contact Carol.Simmons@americanbar.org for the most current sponsorship information
    2. Sponsorship Catalog
  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
    1.  

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. Business Conduct Standards
  9. Conflicts of Interest Policy
  10. Substantive Policies Coming Soon!
  11. Email Policies
  12. Social Media Policy
  13. Web Presence

Policy & Advocacy

  1. HOD Resolution Instructions
    1. Instructions
    2. Template
  2. Blanket Authority Handbook
  3. ABA Advocacy Guidelines
  4. Technical Commenting Authority

Pathway to Leadership

  1. So you want to get more involved in the Section? How do you do that?
  2. How to withdraw from an Appointment Already Accepted
  3. The process – Roadmap to Leadership

Publications

  1. General Information
    1. Listen to The Health Lawyer and Health eSource with ModioLegal
    2.  ModioLegal Demonstration (PP)
    3. Section Publishing Policies
    4. Book Proposal Form
    5. Book FAQ
    6. HLS Editorial Policy
  2. eSource eNewsletter
    1. Guidelines
    2. Sample email for eSource Article Solicitation
    3. eSource publishing schedule
    4. Copyright
    5. Author Agreement
  3. HLbytes
    1. Guidelines
  4. Health Lawyer Magazine
    1. Guidelines
    2. Copyright
    3. Reprints
    4. Author Agreement