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Risk Matters: New 2023 Live Risk Education Seminar

We are excited to announce the 2023 Risk Education live seminar “Challenging Relationships in Medicine”.  The program will take an in-depth look at professional relationships in medicine. Attendees will examine distressed behaviors, conflict management, emotional intelligence, and effective communication. We are excited to have Charlene M. Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP Assistant Dean for Educator Development Director, Center for Professional Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as our speaker again this year.

For more information on schedules or the details of the course, please click here for a downloadable PDF.

To register for this very worthwhile seminar, please click here, call the Risk Education Department at 800-342-2239, or contact us via email at

About The Author

Jeffrey A. Woods is the Director of Risk Education in the Risk Education and Evaluation Services Department at SVMIC. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee Martin and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Following graduation, he practiced law in Knoxville for almost 15 years, advising physicians and healthcare providers and defending them in malpractice claims. He is licensed to practice in Tennessee and all Federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association.

Jeff joined SVMIC in 2003 and was a Senior Claims Attorney until 2015 when he transferred to his current position.

The contents of The Sentinel are intended for educational/informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Policyholders are urged to consult with their personal attorney for legal advice, as specific legal requirements may vary from state to state and/or change over time.

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