; MOCK MALPRACTICE TRIAL POSTER
Documents
Resources
Learning Center
Upload
Plans & pricing Sign in
Sign Out
Your Federal Quarterly Tax Payments are due April 15th Get Help Now >>

MOCK MALPRACTICE TRIAL POSTER

VIEWS: 7 PAGES: 1

  • pg 1
									                     Mock Malpractice Trial
    Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM)
  Southwest Center for Osteopathic Research & Education (CORE)
                                      University of Dayton School of Law
           Kathy Gebard, M.S.; Dennis Turner, J.D.; Peter Bell, D.O.
BACKGROUND
•Annual activity between OUCOM Southwest CORE
and UD School of Law
•Based on an actual medical malpractice case
•Participating student attorneys enrolled in trial law
class
•Medical students are in 4th year clinical training in
Southwest CORE

TRIAL PREPARATION
•Student attorneys are assigned to teams (defense
or plaintiff)
•Medical students play roles as plaintiff, defendant,
expert witnesses or jury members (students’ family
members and friends are also recruited as jury
members)
•Student attorneys and student physicians meet
prior to the trial to prepare their cases
                                                         Pre-trial           Student doctor
THE TRIAL
•The trial is held in the University’s courtroom         preparation         on the stand
•Dennis Turner, J.D., serves as the presiding judge
•The trial proceedings follow the same protocol as
an actual court case
•Upon completion of the case presentations the jury
is instructed to deliberate with a majority deciding
the outcome

CONCLUSION
A poll of the medical students (N=16)
1. How much overall did you learn by participating in
the mock trial?
    Almost none 0 A little bit 3 Fair amount 6
      Good amount 5 Great amount 2
2. Should the mock trial be presented each year?
    Yes 12 No 1 No Response 3

THE FUTURE
The mock trial will be tied to OUCOM CORE’s new          Student attorneys
standardized law and medicine curriculum. Mock                               Jury deliberation
trials will be conducted at other locations throughout   mid-trial
the state.

								
To top
;