Health Law Section

The general purpose of the Section is:

A. To provide a common organization for New Mexico attorneys practicing or interested in the field of health law, which includes but is not limited to the representation of hospitals or hospital associations, nursing homes or nursing home associations, physicians or associations of physicians, pharmacists or associations of pharmacists, or other health care providers, federal or state agencies involved in administering, providing, or regulating health care or health care providers, or insurance companies or insurance associations specializing in health care providers;
B. To further the professional development of New Mexico attorneys in the field of health law through the formal and informal exchange of information and the presentation or sponsorship of continuing legal education programs and other educational activities directed to health law practitioners and their clients;
C. To promote a high level of ethical and professional representation in the field of health law in New Mexico;
D. To promote dialogue among interested New Mexico attorneys and health care providers in the area of medical-legal ethics and related concerns;
E. To participate in an appropriate manner in governmental processes by providing a means for the exchange of information between representatives of government and health law practitioners and their clients;
F. To provide service to the public of New Mexico consistent with the interests, expertise, and resources of the Section and its members.