PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumnus Michael Frakes

Petrie-Flom Center, October 21, 2016

Michael Frakes was an Academic Fellow from 2009-2011, during which time he researched deterrence and medical malpractice law, culminating in a publication in the University of Chicago Law Review.… Read More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2017 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference
Harvard Law School

Deadline: Due no later than December 2, 2016

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce plans for our 2017 annual conference, entitled: “Transparency in Health and… Read More

Call for Papers
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: November 11, 2016

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS As members of the Bioethics Society of Rutgers University, we hope to raise general awareness of issues in bioethics within the Rutgers community… Read More

Health Law, Policy, and Bioethics: Cross-Registration Opportunity for Harvard Students
Harvard Medical School

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Cross-registration is available for "Health Law, Policy, and Bioethics," a new course being offered as part of the HMS Master’s program in bioethics. A course description is provided below. Interested… Read More

Harvard Law Professor: Suing the VA Is Full of Challenges

Newsmax, May 27, 2014
by Courtney Coren, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Those affected by the scandal at Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country could file a class action lawsuit, but such a move also presents "some challenges," says I. Glenn Cohen, Harvard University… Read More

Accountability in the ACO Structure

Risk & Insurance, April 2014
by Katie Siegel

[...] As physician employers, ACOs “will need professional liability coverage for the errors of its professional care providers,” said Derek Jones, a principal and consulting actuary at Milliman.… Read More

Do Damages Caps Reduce Medical Malpractice Insurance Premiums?

Research Handbook on the Economics of Torts, Edward Elgar Publishers, November 21, 2012
by Kathryn Zeiler (Academic Fellow Alumna) & Lorian Hardcastle

Abstract:       Despite common claims made in policy debates, the theoretical connection between tort reform and medical malpractice insurance premiums is ambiguous. Simple… Read More