Welcome to the American College of Legal Medicine

OUR MISSION

The Mission of the American College of Legal Medicine is to "promote the continued professional advancement of its members, as well as non-member physicians, and other interested professionals, through education, research, publications, and interdisciplinary and collaborative exchanges of information. The educational meetings are designed to improve the professional performance of the participants and focus primarily on research, methodologies, techniques, and issues and advances in the field of legal medicine. The education activities encourage interdisciplinary exchanges of ideas and information and thereby facilitate enhanced service to society in the healing arts and legal professions.”

ACLM Welcomes the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

The American College of Legal Medicine welcomes the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University as the first recognized chapter of the SLAM (Student Law and Medicine) Club, facilitated by the American College of Legal Medicine.  Congratulations, Stony Brook University!  #STONYBROOK #SLAMCLUB #ACLM


ACLM ANNUAL MEETING
61ST ANNUAL HEALTH LAW & LEGAL MEDICINE 
in conjunction with
14TH ANNUAL ETHICAL & LEGAL ASPECTS OF DENTISTRY CONFERENCE:
OVER A DECADE OF DENTAL LAW AND ETHICS 

February 25-28, 2021
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, Florida


 American College of Legal Medicine
Student Writing Competition

Submit a paper for The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2020 Postdoctoral Student Writing Competition and the Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics.

We are offering the following prizes for each competition. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2020 and students will be notified of winning selection on or around January 30, 2020.

SUBMIT YOUR PAPER

Postdoctoral Writing Competition:  All post-doctoral attorneys or health professionals enrolled in full-time studies are encouraged to compete.  The first-place paper will be named the Orr Award Winner. The Winner of the Orr Award will receive a complimentary one-year membership in the American College of Legal Medicine.  In addition, the ACLM Foundation will reimburse the Orr Award Winner for reasonable coach airfare and one night of lodging at the host hotel to present his or her paper at the ACLM 2020 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Click here for more information about the Orr Award ($1,000 first place).  

Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics:  All students studying Medicine, Law, Dentistry, Podiatry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Science, Healthcare Administration or Public Health are encouraged to compete. The first-place paper will be named the Hirsh Award Winner. The Winner of the Hirsh Award will receive a complimentary one-year membership in the American College of Legal Medicine. In addition, the ACLM Foundation will reimburse the Hirsh Award Winner for reasonable coach airfare and one night of lodging at the host hotel to present his or her paper at the ACLM 2020 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Click here for more information about the Hirsh Award ($1,000 first place).

Benefits of an ACLM Membership

Membership is open to individuals who work or study in the field of legal medicine. For an explanation of membership categories, please refer to the member types listed below. ACLM reviews all applications for membership and reserves the right to deny membership to those individuals who do not meet the criteria for membership as specified in the membership requirements.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call our office at (847) 752-5355.

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CLE Program Opportunities

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regarding physician’s due 
process rights.