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Adjunct Faculty

Peter Schneider

Adjunct Professor of Law

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1984

B.A., University of California, Riverside, 1981

Recipient, Dean Thomas Broadbent Award: Outstanding Graduating Senior Man

Adjunct Faculty, Whittier Law School, Fall 2013
Adjunct Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, 2014

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Peter Schneider is Chief Health Sciences Counsel at UC Irvine, advising the components of the UCI Health System, including UCI Medical Center, UCI Medical Group, and the administration and faculty of the School of Medicine. He was licensed to practice law in California in 1984 and has been representing physicians, hospitals and health care entities in California ever since.

Peter joined the University’s Office of the General Counsel in Oakland in 1999, where he provided legal oversight of the University of California’s professional liability program and litigation. In June 2001, he joined UC Irvine as its first campus based health care attorney. He is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside (B.A. 1981) and the University of San Diego School of Law (J.D. 1984).

Evaluating Physician Performance for Credentialing Purposes,
December 9, 2010, Catholic University of Korea Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea.

Comparative Healthcare Laws of the United States and Vietnam, December 6, 2010, Central Military Hospital 108, Hanoi, Vietnam.

HIPAA and Privacy: Issues and Solutions, Hospital Grand Rounds at Los Alamitos Medical Center, Los Alamitos, CA.; Tri-City Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA.; Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA.; High Desert Community Hospital, Victorville, CA.; Coastal Communities Hospital, Costa Mesa, CA., August, 2, 5, September 22, November 22, 2010, October 9, 2011.

Legal Issues Regarding Medical Documentation, Hospital Grand Rounds at La Palma Community Hospital, La Palma, CA.; Coastal Communities Hospital, Costa Mesa, CA.; Paradise Valley Hospital, National City, CA., Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Lakewood, CA., February 16, March 9, September 15, 2010, January 18, 2013.

Hospital Legal Duties to the Homeless Upon Discharge, April 23, 2009, Association of Academic Health Centers, Executive Leadership Group for Counsel, Washington, D.C.

United States Healthcare Law and Patient Protections, October 21, 2008, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China

Panelist, Avoiding Institutional Conflict of Interest, October 2, 2008, Association of Academic Health Centers, Executive Leadership Group for Counsel, Washington, D.C.

Malpractice and Privacy Issues Facing Dermatologists, January 14, 2007,
Skin Disease Educational Foundation, Phoenix, AZ.

In-House Counsel’s Perspective on Compliance Issues, September 28, 2006, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Healthcare Section, Los Angeles, CA.

Regulatory Issues and the Malpractice Lawyer, February, 2002,
DRI Medical Liability Seminar, San Francisco CA.

Pre-trial Verdict Analysis of a Catastrophic Damage Case, February, 2001
DRI Medical Liability Seminar, San Diego, CA.