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IAM and Mediation Awareness Week in Los Angeles

Distinguished Fellow Daniel Ben Zvi has been a silent force in the Los Angeles mediation scene for over a decade and I just wanted to share a little of what he has done. Among many other things, Dan has for the past eleven years worked with the Los Angeles City Council to have a week in March dedicated as Mediation Awareness Week...to read more click here!

 


 

News Update from Keith Seat's Mediation News for the 21st Century:

Oregon Leads the Way on Resolution of Medical Disputes

By Susan Hammer (susan@susan-hammer.com; Susan is a commercial mediator based in Portland, Oregon)  

Last spring I had the great pleasure of being one of several mediators to train participants in Oregon’s Early Discussion and Resolution (“EDR”) program for addressing medical disputes.  About the same time, a friend had a serious and adverse outcome while undergoing a medical procedure at a hospital.  She did not receive an explanation, apology or any statement of caring.  Before these two recent experiences, I had not thought much about the importance of EDR in resolving medical disputes and how it will likely affect every one of us during our lifetimes.  I imagine that in 20 years we will look back and wonder how we could ever have tolerated the current approach.

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IAM 2015 Spring conference
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May 7-9, 2015

 

 



 

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