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AHLA's Speaking of Health Law: Conversations with AHLA Leaders: Tom Shorter, President Elect Designate


Tom Shorter, who is the American Health Law Association President Elect Designate for the 2020-2021 year (President for the 2022-2023 year) joins the AHLA's Speaking of Health Law podcast. Tom talks about his career in health law and how the industry has continued to become more specialized. 

Tom also discusses:

  • How a physician termination case eventually led him into health law.
  • The signal his mentor would sometimes give him when meeting with clients. 
  • His favorite city to visit when traveling for work.
  • What he tells people who ask him, “What do you do?”
  • What his plaque will say when he’s inducted into the “Health Lawyer Hall of Fame.”