Keynote-Malpractice Support & Avoidance

Malpractice Support & Avoidance

Litigation is a common cause of emotional distress for doctors and medical malpractice litigation takes a toll on physicians and their families. Many cannot sleep and feel isolated or alone. After a lawsuit most doctors feel angry and irritable. This keynote provides information on malpractice support & prevention and helps individuals and organizations define their goals for the future.

Depending on the time this lecture may give participants a greater understanding of these topics:

Audience: physicians, physician’s spouse or partner, physician executives, practice managers. administrators, healthcare executives, malpractice defense attorneys

Recommended Number: 4-20

Time: Full day (6 hour),  can be adapted to 45 minute lecture

Suggested Add-ons: DiSC Communication Style Assessment, Emotional Intelligence Assessment (EQ)-EQi-2.0 and EQI 360

CME: may be available-additional fees apply

  • Know the steps to take to reduce the risk of a malpractice suit 
  • Learn the emotional skills needed to survive a malpractice complaint or suit
  • Learn to communicate appropriately with patients and colleagues
  • Know how to deal with angry and difficult patients
  • Know how to manage anger after a suit is filed
  • Be aware of  the consequences of a malpractice suit on physicians and their families
  • Learn how to define goals for the future after the suit is over
  • Set boundaries and communicate needs
  • Know the difference between a boundary and an expectation
  • Understand how the personality of physicians can contribute to their response to litigation
  • Understand the role of emotional intelligence and empathy in professional relationships
  • Know how to avoid  burnout after a malpractice suit
  • … and much more

For information about costs and scheduling call 505-280-4284 or use our contact page. We also offer individual coaching by telephone or in person.


Coaching for Physicians

The Leader in Specialized Coaching for Healthcare Organizations and Physicians

Patrick A. Hudson MD, FACS, MA, MS, MALA, BCC,Board Certified Coach,
2900 Louisiana Blvd. NE Ste E-1, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA    Telephone: 505-280-4284  

                        EverythingDiSC® Authorized Partner and EverythingDiSC® Certified Trainer                        
Listed as a resource for physician remedial education by the Federation of State Medical Boards.  
Dr. Hudson does not practice psychotherapy, counseling or psychiatry and works only as a coach.

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