Posts filed under ‘Health Law’

Symposium: Ethics & Policy Implication of Specimen Science

Harvard Law School presents a symposium on the key ethical and policy issues raised by genetics and other research involving human biological materials, covering the entire trajectory from specimen source to new discovery.  The experts at this day-long event will cover key topics, such as historical, legal, and international perspectives; donor attitudes, researcher perspectives, and institutional considerations; broad vs. specific informed consent; privacy, ownership, and control; use of specimens collected through mandatory newborn screening; research with discrete and insular populations; and others.

The symposium will take place at Harvard Law School on November 16, 2015 from 8am-5pm.

Click here for more information and to register.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Health Law; Law & Public Policy.

August 17, 2015 at 6:22 pm Leave a comment

Marc Rodwin Quoted in British Medical Journal

Marc was quoted in Ending “Corrupt” Practices in Medicine: Harvard Conference Report in the May 15, 2015 issue of the British Medical Journal.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Health Law

May 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm Leave a comment

Sarah Boonin named Lawyer of the Month

Sarah Boonin was named Lawyer of the Month by Legal Network’s Health Law Advocates (HLA) and was featured in their Lawyers Fighting for Health Care Justice newsletter. To view the newsletter, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Health Law.

April 10, 2015 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Law, Religion and American Healthcare

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is seeking abstracts for its 2015 annual conference, “Law, Religion, and American Health Care.”  The conference will aim to: (1) identify the various ways in which law intersects with religion and health care in the United States; (2) understand the role of law in creating or mediating conflict between religion and health care; and (3) explore potential legal solutions to allow religion and health care to simultaneously flourish in a culturally diverse nation.

To submit a paper, send a 1-page abstract of the paper to by December 1, 2014. Final papers for selected abstracts will be due on April 3, 2015.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Conferences & Symposia; Health Law.

November 10, 2014 at 3:50 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment

Yale Law School, Yale Medical School and the Yale School of Public Health will be hosting the conference, Public Health in the Shadow of the First Amendment on October 17-18, 2015 at Yale Law School. The conference will bring together leading scholars, key policy makers and top experts in law, public health and medicine to investigate a broad range of complex constitutional issues raised at the intersection of medicine, public health, and the First Amendment.

To register for the event, go here.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Conferences and Symposia; Constitutional Law; Health Law

September 23, 2014 at 2:27 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Journal of Law & Health is seeking papers for its Annual Symposium: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injuries. The Journal of Law & Health is a student-run publication dedicated to publishing innovative articles that offer diverse perspectives on the intersection between law, health and medicine. The Symposium aims to facilitate a well-rounded discussion between judges, legislators, academics, and medical professionals on the social, ethical, and legal issues that may occur as more research becomes available on brain injuries in sports.

To submit a paper, e-mail a 600-word abstract describing your topic and a copy of your curriculum vitae  to & by November 30, 2014. Include “Submission: Annual Symposium” in the subject line of your e-mail.

For more information, click here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Health Law; Sports and Entertainment Law.

September 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Marc Rodwin Quoted in BBC News Article

Marc was quoted in Should drug firms make payments to doctors? To read the full article, go here.

Topics: Faculty in the News; Health Law

April 17, 2014 at 1:20 pm Leave a comment

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