Talking Sleep Season 5 | Episode 20

Legal issues in a sleep medicine practice

Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva, GUEST

Drowsy driving accidents are just one of the many ways in which health care can interface with the legal system. Our guest for this episode is Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva, a sleep medicine and pediatric critical care physician who decided to go to law school several years ago and has previously served as an adjunct professor of law. He has a unique interest in the intersection of medicine, healthcare quality, and law and is here today to help us explore potential legal issues that can arise in a sleep medicine practice.

Please note that this is not legal advice. This discussion is for educational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice or legal opinion.

Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva is a practicing sleep and pediatric critical care physician. He has completed two doctorates – PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Texas, School of Public Health in Houston, Texas, and a Doctor of Business Administration in Operational Research/Management Sciences from Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He also completed additional educational programs in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford University and Artificial Intelligence in Health Care from the MIT Sloan School of Management Executive Program.

Dr. Sachdeva has led the development of programs to measure and improve healthcare quality in hospitals, universities and national organizations. He completed his legal education and obtained a JD cum laude from Marquette University Law School, where he subsequently served as an adjunct professor of law for several years.

Dr. Sachdeva has presented and published extensively both nationally and internationally and has a specific interest in the intersection of medicine, healthcare quality and law.