Health Law Year in P/Review
2012 was an historic year for health law, with the Supreme Court issuing the final word on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act alongside a host of other critical developments. 2013 promised to continue the trend, with a number of other important topics on the horizon, from employer coverage of contraceptives to gene patenting and more.
Tthe first annual Health Law Year in P/Review event brought together leading experts to review some of the most important changes in the health law landscape during 2012, their implications for the future, and a preview of what was to come in 2013.
Topics and presenters:
The ACA and Health Care Reform
Personhood Amendments and Contraceptives Coverage
I. Glenn Cohen, the Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School
Holly Fernandez Lynch, the Petrie-Flom Center
Immigrants' Access to Health Care
Wendy Parmet, Northeastern University School of Law
Affirmative Action and Medical School Admissions
Renee Landers, Suffolk University Law School
Aaron Kesselheim, Harvard Medical School
Tobacco and Obesity Policy and the First Amendment
Kevin Outterson, Boston University School of Law
Summary and Wrap Up
Kristin Madison, Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the School of Law
Remarks from Dean Martha Minow, Harvard Law School
Co-sponsored by the New England Journal of Medicine.
Watch the lecture here.