EXPERTISE 101:

//EXPERTISE 101:

EXPERTISE 101:

EXPERTISE 101: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES FOR WRITING AN IME IN QUEBEC

Scientific director: Dr. François Sestier

In collaboration with Dr. Georges L’Esperance and Dr. Michel Lacerte

2020, Thomson Reuters.

ISBN 978-2-89730-662-5.

This collaborative textbook covers the medico-legal knowledge that any Quebec medical expert should master at the minimum.  This textbook summarizes the training, offered bi-annually since April 2017, to medical experts, in the week-end workshops called “Expertise 101” by the Insurance and Expertise Medicine program of the University of Montreal.

 

The different co-authors of this book with expertise in varying fields covered wide-ranging topics needed to master the art of writing a sound Independent Medical Evaluation (IME).  This textbook covers the following, among many other topics:

  1. The duties of the medical expert
  2. The musculoskeletal IME
  3. The psychiatric IME
  4. Return to work and functional limitations
  5. New rules for the experts under the new Quebec code of civil procedures
  6. Liability medical expertise
  7. Potential bias in expertise
  8. The rebuttal expertise
  9. Surviving the cross examination
  10. The expectations of Quebec government and private insurers.

The scientific director for this textbook is Dr. François Sestier, a cardiologist at the CHUM and medical expert; Dr. Sestier is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Montreal and founder of the program of insurance and medico-legal expertise at University of Montreal; Dr. Georges L’Esperance is the co-founder of the French program and Dr. Lacerte is the co-founder of the English program, with Dr. Sestier.

The textbook has several contributing authors. These authors, in alphabetic order, are: Me Julie Belisle. Dr. Pierre Bleau, Dr. André-Nicolas Cojocaru, Dr. Fabien Gagnon, Dr. Gabrielle Grégoire, Dr. Georges L’Esperance, Dr. Michel Lacerte, Me Jean-François Leroux, Dr. Luc Marcoux, M. Pierre Noreau, Dr. Claude Paquette, Dr. Eric Renaud, Dr. François Sestier, Dr. Suzanne Trempe-Gourdeau and Dr. Julie Vezina.

 

The book can be ordered at:

https://store.thomsonreuters.ca/fr-ca/home

or by phone at 1-800-363-3047.

Material included with the book:

 

2021-01-12T07:57:46+00:00 January 5th, 2021|Medical Option|

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