Upcoming

REGISTRATION AND AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: Transparency in the Global Food System:

REGISTRATION AND AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: Transparency in the Global Food System:
How Much Information and to What Ends?

October 24 - 25, 2014
Conferences
2014-2015
UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA

REGISTRATION AND AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE!The Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law and The Food…
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Health Law Workshop: Matt Lamkin

Health Law Workshop: Matt Lamkin

November 3, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: "Regulating Identity: Medical Regulation as Social Control" Matt Lamkin is Assistant Professor of Law at the…
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Global Reproduction:

Global Reproduction:
Health, Law, and Human Rights in Surrogacy and Egg Donation

November 5, 2014 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Please join us for a screening of the documentary Can We See the Baby Bump, Please?, followed by a panel discussion of…
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Law and Ethics of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Law and Ethics of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

November 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 3018
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center will host a discussion of the issues surrounding noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), a screening method for detecting certain…
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Health Law Workshop: Leemore Dafny

Health Law Workshop: Leemore Dafny

November 10, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: "More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces" (co-authors, Jonathan Gruber…
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Book Launch: Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Book Launch: Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

November 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall, Caspersen Room
1557 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

I. Glenn Cohen's new book Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics  (Oxford University Press, 2014) is the first comprehensive…
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Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

Petrie-Flom Reception at 2014 PRIM&R Annual Conference

December 5, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Hilton Baltimore, Calloway Room
401 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School will host a welcome reception at PRIM&R's 2014 Advancing Ethical…
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SAVE THE DATE: Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

SAVE THE DATE: Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

January 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015

At our Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review, we will welcome experts discussing major developments during 2014 and what to watch…
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Health Law Workshop: Thomas Greaney

Health Law Workshop: Thomas Greaney

February 2, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Thomas L. Greaney is Chester A. Myers Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Health Law Studies at St. Louis University…
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Health Law Workshop: Liran Einav

Health Law Workshop: Liran Einav

February 9, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "The Response of Drug Expenditure to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D" (co-authors, Amy Finkelstein and Paul…
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Health Law Workshop: Amy Kapczynski

Health Law Workshop: Amy Kapczynski

February 23, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Amy Kapczynski is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She…
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Health Law Workshop: Robert Truog

Health Law Workshop: Robert Truog

March 2, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Brain Death Is a Legal Fiction" Robert D. Truog is Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesiology & Pediatrics at Harvard…
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Health Law Workshop: Nadia Sawicki

Health Law Workshop: Nadia Sawicki

March 9, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Medical Relevance and the Scope of Informed Consent Disclosure" Nadia A. Sawicki is Associate Professor of Law at…
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SAVE THE DATE: Families Matter:

SAVE THE DATE: Families Matter:
Ethically, Legally, and Clinically

March 18 - 21, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015

We often talk, in bioethics, about individual autonomy.  Yet our most challenging ethical, legal and clinical controversies in health care…
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Health Law Workshop: Abbe Gluck

Health Law Workshop: Abbe Gluck

March 30, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She joined Yale Law School in 2012, having…
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Health Law Workshop: Rachel Sachs

Health Law Workshop: Rachel Sachs

April 13, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Prescription Drug Reimbursement as Innovation Incentive" Rachel Sachs is an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center. She earned her…
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 2015 Annual Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and American Healthcare

May 8 - 9, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce plans for…
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Past

Screening of Fed Up

Screening of Fed Up

October 22, 2014 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Documentary Synopsis:Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film…
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Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

October 22, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Harvard Law School Library, Langdell Hall, Caspersen Room
1557 Massachusetts Ave., 4th floor, Cambridge, MA

MIT Press recently published Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future (2014), co-edited by Petrie-Flom Center Faculty Director, I. Glenn Cohen, and Executive…
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Emerging Issues and New Frontiers for FDA Regulation

Emerging Issues and New Frontiers for FDA Regulation

October 20, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Washington, DC

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School and the Food and Drug Law Institute are pleased to…
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A Conversation with Former Attorney General and Governor of Wisconsin Jim Doyle

A Conversation with Former Attorney General and Governor of Wisconsin Jim Doyle

October 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1019
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join the Harvard Health Law Society for a lunch talk with former Attorney General and Governor of Wisconsin Jim Doyle.…
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Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House - 2014

Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House - 2014

October 6, 2014 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, MA

Come learn more about what the Petrie-Flom Center does and how you can get involved at this gathering for faculty, colleagues,…
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Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Start-Ups

Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Start-Ups
(followed by Petrie-Flom's 2014 Open House)

October 6, 2014 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, MA

VIDEO: Watch the full event!

New healthcare start-ups face a range of legal and ethical challenges as they develop new products and services and solicit…
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A Conversation with the HHS Office of the Inspector General

A Conversation with the HHS Office of the Inspector General

September 30, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 3018
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

VIDEO: Watch the full event!

A conversation with the Boston office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Office…
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Health Law Workshop: Benjamin Roin

Health Law Workshop: Benjamin Roin

September 29, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: "Solving the Problem of New Uses by Creating Incentives for Private Industry to Repurpose Off-Patent Drugs"…
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Health Law Workshop: Thomas McGuire

Health Law Workshop: Thomas McGuire

September 22, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Presentation Topic Paper: Do "Reverse Payment" Settlements of Brand-Generic Patent Disputes in the Pharmaceutical Industry Constitute an Anticompetitive Pay…
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Health Law Workshop: Anup Malani

Health Law Workshop: Anup Malani

September 15, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the Paper: "The Insurance Value of Medical Innovation" Anup Malani is the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor at the University…
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Bill of Health/Petrie-Flom reception at the 2014 ASLME Health Law Professors conference

Bill of Health/Petrie-Flom reception at the 2014 ASLME Health Law Professors conference

June 5, 2014 6:30 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Bin 55 (restaurant)
Marriott Marquis, lobby level, 780 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

All Bill of Health bloggers and readers and friends of the Petrie-Flom Center who are attending the annual ASLME Health…
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Biostatistics and FDA Regulation:

Biostatistics and FDA Regulation:
The Convergence of Science and Law

May 20, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Symposium Presented by the Drug Information Association (DIA), the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and…
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Reforming Brazilian Pharmaceutical Patent Policy:

Reforming Brazilian Pharmaceutical Patent Policy:
Lessons from the Past and the Road for the Future

April 23, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1010
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

In this lecture by Pedro Paranaguá, he discussed the report issued by the Brazilian House of Representatives in 2013 as part…
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Health Law Workshop: Matthew J.B. Lawrence

Health Law Workshop: Matthew J.B. Lawrence

April, 21, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the paper, "Rationing Justice." Matthew J.B. Lawrence is the 2013-2015 Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center. Lawrence earned a…
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Dallas Buyers Club:

Dallas Buyers Club:
Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion

April 16, 2014 6:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 1010
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Students from across Harvard were invited to view a free screening of the Academy-award winning film Dallas Buyers Club and participated in…
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Hot Topics at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues:

Hot Topics at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues:
Plus Q&A on Careers in Law and Bioethics!

April 11, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Pound Hall 100
1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Watch Video of the Full Panel!

This event featured an update from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues delivered by Michelle Groman (HLS '05), Associate Director at the…
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Book Launch: The Witch-Hunt Narrative:

Book Launch: The Witch-Hunt Narrative:
Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children

April 10, 2014 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall 2019A
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Please join us for the launch of Professor Ross E. Cheit's new book The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual…
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Health Law Workshop: David Gamage

Health Law Workshop: David Gamage

April 7, 2014 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2013-2014
Hauser 105
1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download David Gamage's paper, "The Evolution of Health Care Reform: Should Risk Adjustment Become the Heart of Obamacare?". David Gamage is…
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