15 episodes

Discussion of medical-legal issues and medical malpractice analysis for a physician audience

Law and Medicine Victor Cotton, MD, JD

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Discussion of medical-legal issues and medical malpractice analysis for a physician audience

    Why Is Malpractice Risk Geographic?

    Why Is Malpractice Risk Geographic?

    Dr. Cotton uses the geographic nature of malpractice risk to demonstrate that our understanding of lawsuits is badly flawed.

    • 10 min
    The One Study That Disproves Everything You've Been Told About Malpractice

    The One Study That Disproves Everything You've Been Told About Malpractice

    Dr. Cotton discusses the Harvard Medical Practice Study and compares its findings to the principles of modern risk management.

    • 17 min
    Malpractice Immunity for COVID

    Malpractice Immunity for COVID

    Description: Dr. Cotton discusses the incredible malpractice protection that clinicians have during the COVID pandemic.

    • 14 min
    The Utter Failure of Medical-legal Education

    The Utter Failure of Medical-legal Education

    Dr. Cotton shares data showing that medical-legal education has conveyed more misinformation than it has information.

    • 17 min
    Paying Female Physicians Less: An Immediate Fix to the Problem.

    Paying Female Physicians Less: An Immediate Fix to the Problem.

    Dr. Cotton discusses gender-based pay disparity in the medical profession and offers several options that would quickly fix the problem. 

    • 10 min
    If We Can Just Eliminate Big Ego Doctors

    If We Can Just Eliminate Big Ego Doctors

    Dr. Cotton discusses the misguided risk management strategy of eliminating big ego physicians.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

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Dr. Sliwowski ,

Martha Sliwowski

Great resource and very useful practical information for every physician.Thank you for helping doctors to understand law in medicine . My only regret is not having opportunity to have dual degree MD and JD .
Please never stop to educate us in such important topics and in such captivating manner.

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