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Managing Malpractice - Fortify your “Defensibility“

About this Seminar

Managing Malpractice - Fortify your “Defensibility “

Welcome Remarks & Introduction – Ed Dermit, President and CEO, CDSPI Advisory Services Inc.
The Most Comprehensive Malpractice Insurance Program in Canada – TBD

Fortify your “Defensibility “Keynote Speaker Lynda Rogers, LLB Cox & Palmer

Malpractice suits are common and at some point in your career, one of your patients may have an unexpected reaction to a procedure or claim. An error on your part may lead to further procedures down the road—procedures a patient didn’t anticipate, and perhaps can’t afford.

At this session, you will learn:

  • How to protect yourself from malpractice suits
  • The critical steps to help avoid legal actions
  • The heightened risks of malpractice
  • What to do when issues arise

Managing Malpractice – Julie Berthiaume, Senior Advisor CDSPI Advisory Services Inc.

Are you sure you have enough malpractice insurance coverage?  The amount of malpractice insurance you require may vary according to your patient demographics, your specialty, if any, and the types of procedures you typically perform.

  • Prevention is your best defense
  • Don’t go it alone – CDSPI is your ally
  • Insurance designed especially for today’s dentist.

Q&A and Closing Remarks – Lynda Rogers, Ed Dermit, Julie Berthiaume and Dana Scott




Lynda Rogers


Ed Dermit

Julie Berthiaume

Dana Scott

About Lynda Rogers


Lynda Rogers, LLB Cox & Palmer 

Lynda Rogers is an associate in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer. She has a general litigation practice with a focus on insurance, health, and administrative law. Lynda has worked on dental and medical malpractice matters since 2018. She has appeared for multiple dentists in malpractice trials before the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench and Small Claims Court. Her experience has given her an understanding of the kinds of claims dentists and oral surgeons are prone to and the way cases are dealt with most effectively, both from a professional regulatory and civil liability perspective.


About Ed Dermit

President and CEO, CDSPI Advisory Services Inc.

Ed Dermit joined CDSPI in September 2014, bringing over 15 years of senior management experience in financial services marketing. Prior to CDSPI, Ed held senior roles at Manulife Asset Management, VenGrowth, ING Investment Management and AGF.

About Julie Berthiaume

CAIB, Senior Advisor, CDSPI Advisory Services Inc.

Julie Berthiaume joined CDSPI in 2005. In her current role as Senior Advisor, Julie provides educational sessions on insurance and risk management strategies to dentists and dental students across Canada. With over 15 years of industry experience and an extensive background in claims, Julie uses her experience and expertise to advise dental students and dentists on their personal and professional insurance needs. In her visits to dental schools, Julie provides insights and educates students on the risks that can be addressed with insurance and ways to help protect their financial future.

About Dana Scott

CFP®, MBA, Investment Planning Advisor, CDSPI Advisory Services Inc.

As Investment Planning Advisor at CDSPI Advisory Services Inc., Dana Scott provides expert financial planning solutions for the Canadian dental community in Atlantic Canada. She has senior-level expertise in the areas of wealth management, retirement, tax and estate planning. A seasoned financial services professional, Dana brings more than 20 years of experience to CDSPI. She is well-versed in delivering financial planning strategies that help clients clarify their goals, build their own unique plan, and grow and protect their personal and business assets.

  • Location
  • Date 2022 May 27-28
  • Start time 2:30 pm
  • Start time 4:30 pm
  • Category Non-Clinical Dental
  • Credit hours 2
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