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Department of Medical Humanities

Ross Silverman


Medical Malpractice

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Ross D. Silverman, J.D., M.P.H.
Chair, Department of Medical Humanities

Professor and Director, Program in Law & Health Policy
Department of Medical Humanities

SIU School of Medicine

Professor of Medical Jurisprudence
Southern Illinois University
School of Law

Department of Psychiatry
SIU School of Medicine

Co-director, SIU Schools of Medicine and Law MD/JD Program

Research Interests

  • Immunization law and policy
  • Licensure and discipline of health care professionals
  • e-Health and telemedicine
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Access to care by rural and medically underserved populations
  • Effects of managed care on mental health services¬†
  • Patient safety¬†
  • Public Health

Curricular Topics

  • Health Policy
  • Health Law
  • Public Health
  • Medical Licensure and Discipline
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Rural Health Care Delivery
  • Confidentiality

Degrees and Granting Institutions

  • B.A., Indiana University
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law
  • M.P.H., Boston University School of Public Health

Mr. Silverman's CV (.pdf file)

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