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Call for Papers: BioIP Faculty Workshop

The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME) presents the second annual BioIP Faculty Workshop on May 19-20, 2016, at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.  Abstracts are due by Oct. 15, 2015.

The Workshop offers a unique opportunity for three scholars in their first decade of teaching to present their work in progress for in-depth critique and commentary by respected senior scholars in the field.  Topics for the workshop are at the intersection of biotechnology, life sciences, food and drug law, and intellectual property (hence, bioip), broadly defined.  Papers should present an original thesis and contribute to scholarly literature. The Workshop will not review published work.

Scholars with less than ten years of teaching experience, including VAPS and Fellows, are eligible for participation in the Workshop.

Submit an abstract (up to 750 words) of the proposed paper (without identifying details) along with a c.v. to Ted Hutchinson at by Oct 15, 2015.

For questions, please email Yaniv Heled,

Topics: Call for Proposals; Calls for Papers; Health Law; Intellectual Property Law. 

September 29, 2015 at 6:53 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: 39th Annual Health Law Professors Conference

ASLME’s Annual Health Law Professors Conference will be held at Boston University June 2-4, 2016.  The conference combines presentations by experienced health law teachers with the opportunity for discussion among conference participants. The program is designed to provide participants with updates on issues at the forefront of law and medicine and to provide them with the opportunity to share strategies, ideas, and materials.

Presentation/panel proposals are due by November 15, 2015.  Click here to submit a proposal.

Click here for more information about the conference.

Topics: Call for proposals; Health Law.

September 29, 2015 at 6:45 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School seeks submissions for their 2016 annual conference, entitled: “Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics.”

This conference, and anticipated edited volume, will aim to: (1) identify the various ways in which law and ethics intersect with the use of big data in health care and health research, particularly in the United States; (2) understand the way U.S. law (and potentially other legal systems) currently promotes or stands as an obstacle to these potential uses; (3) determine what might be learned from the legal and ethical treatment of uses of big data in other sectors and countries; and (4) examine potential solutions (industry best practices, common law, legislative, executive, domestic and international) for better use of big data in health care and health research in the U.S.

Send a 1-page abstract of the paper you would plan to present to as soon as possible, but not later than December 1, 2015.

Click here for more information and for potential paper topics.

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

September 22, 2015 at 3:06 pm Leave a comment

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

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