Joseph P. (“Joe”) McMenamin
(MD, JDJoseph P. (“Joe”) McMenamin, MD, JD is a physician-attorney and the principal at McMenamin L)
Joseph P. (“Joe”) McMenamin, MD, JD is a physician-attorney and the principal at McMenamin Law Offices, PLLC, a healthcare boutique concentrating on the law of digital health. Joe advises institutional and professional telehealth service providers, academic medical centers, remote monitoring services, trade associations, telehealth platform companies, private equity firms, and telecoms on a broad array of medico-legal questions arising from distance care and, more recently, from the application of augmented intelligence to health care in general and to telemedicine in particular. He writes and lectures extensively on these and related topics. He also serves as general counsel to the Virginia Telehealth Network, and as a member of the Legal Resource Team of CTeL, the Center for Telemedicine and eHealth Law. Joe graduated summa cum laude from Washington and Lee in 1974. After earning his MD at the University of Pennsylvania in 1978, he served a residency in internal medicine at Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospitals in Atlanta. He returned to Penn for Law School, finishing in 1985. During residency and law school, Joe practiced emergency medicine at community hospitals in Georgia and Pennsylvania, but since being admitted to the Bar in 1985 he has confined his activities to medico-legal consulting and to the private practice of law. For twenty years, Joe was a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, until in 2013 he founded his own law firm. He served for many years on the Boards of the Richmond Ambulance Authority and the Medical Society of Virginia Insurance Agency. He is board-certified in Legal Medicine, an Associate Professor of Legal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine.