Doctors Are Like Lawyers

Posted On January 10, 2010
Categories CLHS, HeLP

By Shannon McNulty, law student

I never thought law school could prepare me to think like a doctor.  After attending medical rounds at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, I began to realize that it did…sort of.  As a student in the HeLP Clinic, I got a rare glimpse of how the medical world… more »

Atlanta’s Best Health Care Lawyer in 2010

Posted On January 1, 2010
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA—Faculty Fellow and Adjunct Faculty memberRandall Hughes, J.D., was named “Atlanta Health Care Lawyer of the Year” for 2010 in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious honor is given to one outstanding lawyer in each practice specialty who is chosen through peer-reviewed surveys by professional peers. Mr. Hughes received high ratings for his… more »

Lessons Learned from Partnership

Posted On January 1, 2010
Categories CLHS, HeLP

“Better understanding of the medical record by lawyers will allow better care of our patients. That’s what it’s all about.” – Dr. Robert Pettignano

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) team visited Washington, D.C., on the heels of health reform for the 5th annual Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs) National Summit. The summit, held in Arlington, Va. last March,… more »