ACLM 2023 ASM – Law & Regulation of Healthcare

Date(s) - 25/03/2023 - 26/03/2023
All Day


Australasian College of Legal Medicine’s

2023 Annual Scientific Meeting & Awards Dinner – 

Law & Regulation of Healthcare

This event is proudly delivered in association with the American College of Legal Medicine with representative guest speakers.

When: 25 & 26 March 2023

Where: Hybrid event – Hobart & Online (Live-streamed & recorded for later viewing)

Tickets: Medico-Legal Society of NSW members can access discounted member pricing as an official supporting organisation. Register online here!

Program: Click here to view (also attached).



  • Opening Address – Her Excellency the Honourable Barbara Baker AC, the Governor of Tasmania
  • Traps in Governance of Specialist Institutions – Walter Sofronoff KC, Commissioner of Inquiry into Forensic DNA Testing in Queensland
  • The National Law: It’s not getting easier – Brad Wright, Barrister
  • Creep of Scope Dilemma – Dr Eli Avila, President American ACLM
  • Regulating the Individual Practitioner: Building resilience to combat vicarious trauma – Dr Adam Griffin, Director QLD Clinical Forensic Medicine Unit
  • The Role of Health Care Providers in the Opioid Crisis – Joe Piorkowski, Defense Attorney (American ACLM Guest)
  • Mental Health and Trauma in the Law – David Cocker, Solicitor, Blumers Tasmania
  • Pandemic-related Situational & Vicarious Trauma in Medical and Legal Education – Dr Liz Valencia, Enterprise Associate Dean DEI, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine (American ACLM Guest)
  • Plus many more!!

Flexible attendance options

The conference program will be both live-streamed and recorded for later viewing to cater for different time zones.


Ticket Cost (AUD)

  • Live Attendees – $550 ACLM members – members price extended to the Medico-Legal Society of NSW members!
  • Virtual Attendees – $500 ACLM members – members price extended to the Medico-Legal Society of NSW members!

Supporting Organisations:

  • The Law Society of Tasmania
  • University of Tasmania – Faculty of Law
  • The Medico-Legal Society of Victoria Inc.
  • Medico-Legal Society of NSW Inc.

Visit the ACLM website to register and for more information –

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