REGISTER NOW (12/12)! Sixth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

The Sixth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium will feature leading experts discussing major developments during 2017 and what to watch out for in 2018. The discussion at this day-long event will cover hot topics in such areas as health policy under the new administration, regulatory issues in clinical research, law at the end-of-life, patient rights and advocacy, pharmaceutical policy, reproductive health, and public health law.

Agenda

8:30-9:00am, Registration

9:00-9:05am, Welcome Remarks

  • I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, the Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
  • Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, the Petrie-Flom Center and Lecturer on Law,  Harvard Law School

9:00-10:00am, Health Care Reform: Private Markets

  • Joseph Antos, Resident Scholar and Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute
  • Abbe R. Gluck, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School
  • Wendy K. Mariner, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law; Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights,
    Boston University School of Public Health; and Professor of Socio-Medical Sciences and Community Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

10:05-11:05am, Health Care Reform: Medicaid

  • Robert Greenwald, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and Health Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School
  • John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health and Director of the Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Judith Solomon, Vice President for Health Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Benjamin Sommers, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

11:05-11:20am, Break

11:20-11:45am, Health IP

11:45am-12:10pm, Drug Pricing

  • Aaron S. Kesselheim, Director, Program on Regulation, Therapeutics and Law, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

12:10-12:35pm, Law and Dementia

  • Francis X. Shen, Senior Fellow in Law and Neuroscience, the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Petrie-Flom Center

12:35-1:20pm, Lunch

Lunch will be provided.

1:20-1:45pm, Response to the Opioid Epidemic

  • Gregory Curfman, Editor in Chief, Harvard Health Publications and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

1:45-2:10pm, Discrimination in Health Care: Sexual Orientation and Disability Issues

  • Kevin Costello, Litigation Director, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

2:10-2:35pm, Charlie Gard and Right to Try Laws

  • Robert D. Truog, Director, Center for Bioethics and Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics), Harvard Medical School

2:35-3:00pm, Immigration and Health

  • Wendy Parmet, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Health Policy and Law, Northeastern University School of Law; Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

3:00-3:15pm, Break

3:15-4:15pm, Breakthroughs in Gene Editing/CRISPR

  • Eli Adashi, Professor of Medical Science, the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
  • I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, the Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
  • George Church, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Director, PersonalGenomes.org
  • George Q. Daley, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

4:15-4:40pm, Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law Updates

4:40-5:00pm, Concluding Remarks

  • I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, the Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
  • Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, the Petrie-Flom Center and Lecturer on Law,  Harvard Law School

Register

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Register now!

Learn More

How were our health law and policy predictions for 2016? Check out videos of all of the presentations at the 5th Annual Health Law Year in P/Review to find out!

The Sixth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review is sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Health Affairs, Harvard Health Publications at Harvard Medical School, the Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL) in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.

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