On Friday, May 18, Elk & Elk Partner Marilena DiSilvio will share her extensive experience in medical malpractice and health care law during a medicolegal simulation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting.
DiSilvio will be joined by Dr. Michael Smith in their presentation of “Watch a Doctor Get Sued: A Live Medicolegal Simulation.” Smith serves as Director of the Ochsner Simulation Center and an Associate Professor at University of Queensland’s Ochsner Clinical School.
The SAEM Annual Meeting takes place May 15 to 18 at JW Marriott Indianapolis. A wide variety of professionals from the field of emergency medicine attend the event each year, including medical students and residents, physicians, educators, and government officials.
SAEM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to improving care of the acutely ill and injured patients through advancements in research, education, advocacy, and professional development.
About Elk & Elk Partner Marilena DiSilvio
Marilena DiSilvio joined Elk & Elk Co., Ltd. as a partner in 2014. A former registered nurse and experienced trial attorney, her practice focuses on birth injuries, medical negligence, and personal injury. She has tried more than 50 medical malpractice cases. Her extensive experience serving the defense bar has provided her with invaluable knowledge regarding medical malpractice and health care law.
Marilena has been recognized as an “Ohio Super Lawyer” every year since 2009, listed in Best Lawyers in America, and elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates. Super Lawyers Magazine has named her to several lists, including the Top 50 Women Ohio Super Lawyers from 2010-2018; Top 25 Women Cleveland Super Lawyers for 2012-2018; Top 50 lawyers in Cleveland for 2012-2018; and Top 100 lawyers in Ohio for 2011-2018.