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You know the law to a tee, but when it comes to the medical aspects of injuries and treatment, are you at a loss? Don't miss this opportunity to augment your legal knowledge with an anatomy primer straight from the medical professionals themselves. Focusing on the body parts that bring the most injury claims each year, we'll examine each part's anatomy, common injuries sustained, what to look for in medical records and diagnostic test results, and common treatment options. You'll be surprised at the added insight you'll gain on injury cases. Order today!
Moderator: Joseph M. Fine
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hour of self-study credit, including 0.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
JOSEPH M. FINE is the senior partner of The Fine Law Firm in Albuquerque, where his practice consists primarily of personal injury, wrongful death, police misconduct, products liability, malpractice law, arbitration, and mediation. Mr. Fine is certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a fellow of the National College of Advocacy. He has been a seminar speaker for the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the Albuquerque Bar Association, and the State Bar of New Mexico. Mr. Fine was recently named in Albuquerque Magazine's list of Albuquerque Top Lawyers and is listed in Southwest Super Lawyers and the American Trial Lawyers Association's Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from Colby College and his J.D. degree from Syracuse University. Mr. Fine is admitted to practice in New York and New Mexico, where he is on the New Mexico Medical Review Committee. He also is a member of the Albuquerque Bar Association, the State Bar of New Mexico, the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
DEANA MERCER M.D. is an assistant professor at the UNM School of Medicine - Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. She earned her B.S. degree in biochemistry and chemistry from New Mexico State University, and her M.D. degree from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Mercer received fellowship training at the University of Washington in Seattle in shoulder and elbow surgery followed by a second fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery. She is an assistant professor on faculty at the University of New Mexico on tenure track. Dr. Mercer is currently obtaining a master's degree in clinical research. Her research interests include pathology of the shoulder, elbow and hand and biomechanical research addressing orthopaedic musculoskeletal problems including arthritis and osteoporosis. She works closely with the engineering group in her efforts. Dr. Mercer is currently certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and belongs to several professional societies including Emerging Leaders Program with the American Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (candidate member), American Society for Surgery of the Hand (candidate member), American Medical Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha.
MIGUEL PUPIALES M.D. is an interventional pain physician at Pain Free NM, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Pupiales earned his B.S. degree from York College and his M.D. degree from New York Medical College. His certifications include: certified independent medical examiner; diplomate, American Board of Pain Medicine; diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology; diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Expert Field Medical Course; Advanced Trauma Life Support; Armed Forces Casualty Course; certified flight surgeon and clinical hypnosis. Dr. Pupiales is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), the World Institute of Pain (WIP), the International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS), the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Medical Association, the National Hispanic Medical Society, GAMA CME Committee Member, the New Mexico Medical Society, the New Mexico Hispanic Medical Society, the Association of Flight Surgeons, and the New Mexico ASIPP Board Member.
ANDREW J. VEITCH M.D. is an assistant professor at the UNM School of Medicine - Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. Dr. Veitch specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine injuries with an emphasis on knees and shoulders. He also performs fracture care. Dr. Veitch completed his medical education at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Veitch is board certified in orthopaedic surgery.