Webinar: A Conversation with Dr. Louis Sportelli
Mike Whitmer talks with Dr. Louis Sportelli in a fascinating hour-long exploration of the journey and evolution of the chiropractic profession.
Posted in Webinars on Thursday, December 7, 2023
Discover the pivotal moments in chiropractic history, from overcoming challenges posed by the American Medical Association to achieving crucial milestones like accreditation and state licensure. Dr. Sportelli recounts the strategic approach to legislation, litigation, and research that has shaped the chiropractic profession as we know it today.
Learn about the evolution from a broad philosophy to an evidence-based practice, and what the future holds for chiropractic care in the healthcare system. Plus, get inspired by Dr. Sportelli's transformative role in NCMIC, turning it into a powerhouse supporting chiropractors everywhere!
This is more than just a story – it's a journey of resilience, innovation, and a relentless quest for justice in the healthcare sector. Don't miss out on these invaluable insights and lessons from a true pioneer in the field.
About our speaker:
Dr. Louis Sportelli has served in many capacities throughout his 54-year career in chiropractic. He currently serves as president of the NCMIC Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit research and education organization. He formerly served for 25 years on the NCMIC board, including 20 years as president of NCMIC Group, Inc., which provides malpractice insurance and financial services to more than 40,000 doctors of chiropractic in the United States and territories.
Dr. Sportelli has lectured extensively on ethics, risk management and incorporating sound procedures to riskproof a chiropractic practice. He has a keen interest in patient education and wrote the book, Introduction to Chiropractic™, which is widely used by doctors of chiropractic across the world. The book is now in its 13th edition.
He is often considered one of the profession’s media spokespersons and was recently featured in the 2013 chiropractic documentary “DOCTORED” and the 2015 documentary “UNDOCTORED.”
His prior involvement in chiropractic nationally and internationally resulted in his serving as president of the World Federation of Chiropractic, an organization having nongovernmental organizational status with the World Health Organization, and as chairman of the American Chiropractic Association board. He currently serves as vice chair of the Blue Mountain Health System hospital network.