Program Director

Michael B. Fraleigh

Partner, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

Jared B. Schwartz

Partner, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

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In 2024, as a health-care organization or advisor, you are under increased pressure and scrutiny.

Ensuring you understand your legal responsibilities and being able to effectively reduce and manage your legal risk has never been more critical.

Now in its 14th year, OsgoodePD’s Certificate in Clinical Risk, Negligence and Claims Management in Health Care, has been specifically developed for health-care professionals and their advisors to respond to these challenges.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Understanding key patient safety concepts

Linking patient safety, risk management and the role of the risk manager

Conducting post-incident investigations

Dealing with adverse events including how to effectively work with the media

Defence best practices, mitigation strategies, importance of documentation, tips & tools on evidence preservation

The impact of being sued: dealing with the pressure of litigation

Health care risk: a view from the Bench

Who Should Attend

Quality leaders

Compliance officers from health-care institutions

Health-care risk managers

Patient safety representatives

Health-care organization CEOs and senior staff

Professional association and licensing body representatives

Health-care professionals from all disciplines

Lawyers practicing health law (both in-house and from private practice)

Medical directors of health-care organizations and government agencies

Heath insurance industry professionals


Government and public policy advisors


Program Director

Michael B. Fraleigh

Partner, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

Jared B. Schwartz

Partner, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

Advisory Board

Lesley Beagrie

Associate Dean, Professional & Global Programs, Faculty of Health, York University

Mary Gavel

Data Privacy Specialist

Leonard H. Kunka

Thomson, Rogers

Penny A. Washington

Norton Rose Fulbright, Vancouver, British Columbia

Brent F. Windwick, QC

Chair, Health Quality Council of Alberta



View the 2023 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts. A detailed agenda for the upcoming program will be available soon.

Dec 3, 10, 17, 2024 & Jan 14 & 21, 2025

Please note that Modules 1 (December 3, 2024) and 5 (January 21, 2025) are available for in-person or online registrations. The remaining dates are available for online registration only.

$3,595 + TAX


December 3, 2024

9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

December 10, 2024

9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

December 17, 2024

9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

January 14, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

January 21, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m (ET)

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Certificate Requirements

In order to successfully receive an Osgoode Certificate, participants must complete all program modules, and pass the multiple choice online exam.

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive26h 40m
Professionalism4h 15m
Total31h 55m

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE/Fellow) to 10 Category II credits towards their maintenance of certification requirement

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