The Future is Here


The Medico-Legal and Medical Ethics Challenges of the New Malaysia
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8.00 am – 9.00 am

Registration

 


9.00 am – 9.30 am

Keynote Address

Datuk Seri Panglima David Wong Dak Wah, Chief Judge of The High Court of Sabah and Sarawak


9.30 am – 10.15 am

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – Applications, regulation and Legal issues

Speaker: Dr Zubin Jimmy Daruwalla, Health Industries Leader for PWC South East Asian Consulting

Moderator: Dr Peter Gan, Treasurer of MLSM


10.15 am – 11.00 am

The Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of whole genome sequencing as a standard diagnostic and prognostic tool

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Terry Kaan, Head of the Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, The University of Hong Kong

Moderator: Shanti Abraham, Vice President (Legal) of MLSM


11.00 am – 11.30 am

Morning Break

 


11.30 am – 12.15 pm

Online Defamation and Healthcare

Speaker: Doris Chia, Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Partner of DC Law LLC

Moderator: Raja Eileen Soraya, President of MLSM


12.15 pm – 1.00 pm

Armchair Session: The Challenges of Regulating TCM Practitioners

Speaker: Dr Goh Cheng Soon, Director, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Division of Malaysia

Moderator: Dr Mark Tan, Committee Member (co-opted) of MLSM

 


1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Networking and Lunch

 


2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Panel Discussion: An Overview of Healthcare in the Criminal Justice System – Are Reforms Needed?

  1. Prof Dato’ Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
  2. Prof Michael Hor, Dean of the Law Faculty, The University of Hong Kong
  3. Abdul Rashid Ismail, Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Partner of Messrs Rashid Zulkifli

Moderator: Ramakrishna Tharini, Committee Member of MLSM

 


3.30 pm – 4.15 pm

Medico-legal Liabilities Related to New Technology 

  1. Dato’ Dr Sivananthan, Consultant Orthopaedic, Fatimah Hospital
  2. Ms Hemalatha Parasa Ramulu, Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Partner of Messrs Skrine & Co

Moderator: Charlaine Chin, Committee Member of MLSM

 


4.15 pm – 5.00 pm

Understanding Virtual and Online Consultations

Speaker: Hazwan Najib, Co-Founder/Director of DoctorOnCall.com.my

Moderator: Dr Geeta Vadivelu, Asst Secretary (Medical) of MLSM

 


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8.00 am – 9.00 am

Registration

 


9.00 am – 9.30 am

The Process of Judging

Speaker: Tan Sri Zainun Ali, Retired Federal Court Judge

Moderator: Datin Anit K. Randhawa, Asst Secretary (Legal) of MLSM

 


9.30 am – 10.15 am

Criminalising Medical Malpractice – When Are Medical Errors Rightly Crimes?

Speaker: Prof. Michael Hor, Dean of the Law Faculty, the University of Hong Kong

Moderator: Dato’ Dr Venugopal Balchand, Committee Member of MLSM

 


10.15 am – 11.00 am

Medical Expert Hot Tubbing – How It Is Done and Does It Work?

Speaker: T Tharumarajah Thiagarajan, Partner at Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong,

Advocates & Solicitors

Prof Dr Dhamendra Ganesan, Paediatric Neurosurgeon, Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre.

Moderator: Nurul Huda Mansor, Committee Member of MLSM

 


11.00 am – 11.30 am

Morning Break

 


11.30 am – 12.15 pm

Updates on Recent Significant Medico-legal Cases

Speaker: Dhinesh Bhaskaran, Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Partner of Messrs Shearn, Delamore & Co

Moderator: Dato’ Dr Mohamed Hassan Haji Mohamed Ariff, Committee Member of MLSM

 


12.15 pm – 1.00 pm

Mock Mediation Session

A Mediation Featuring 2 Joint Mediators Involving a Lawyer and a Doctor.


1.00 pm

End Of Day 2

 


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2.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Registration

 


2.30 pm – 3.15 pm

Understanding Consent  

Dato’ Dr. Mohamed Hassan haji Mohamed Ariff

Senior Consultant Anaesthetist, Institut Jantung Negara

 


3.15 pm – 4.00 pm

Maintaining Good Records

Maidzuara Mohammed

Partner, Messrs Raja, Darryl & Loh

 


4.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Working with Your Medico-legal Lawyer

Dr. Mohamed Faruqi Uzair
Principal Assistant Director, Medico-legal section,

Medical Practice Division Ministry of Health

 


4.30 pm – 5.00 pm

What To do if You Get Sued?

Nurul Huda Mansor
Partner, Messrs. Shearn Delamore & Co

 


5.00 pm – 5.30 pm

Networking and Evening Break

 


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