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

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

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I. Glenn Cohen's new book Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics  (Oxford University Press, 2014) is the first comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of medical tourism. Examining both the legal and ethical issues raised by medical tourism and how the two interact, it provides the best currently available data and explanations of the industry and tackles the most prevalent legal and ethical issues facing medical tourism today.

This book talk and discussion featured:

  • I. Glenn Cohen, author, Petrie-Flom Faculty Director, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

  • Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

  • Nir Eyal, Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (Medical Ethics), Harvard Medical School

  • Alicia Ely Yamin, Lecturer on Global Health, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Library.


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bioethics   global health   health law policy   i. glenn cohen   international   medical safety   medical tourism   public health   regulation