Seventh Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

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Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West (2019)
1585 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA

Join us at the Seventh Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium to hear leading experts discuss major developments during 2018 and what to watch out for in 2019. Speakers at this day-long event will cover hot topics including health policy under the current administration, pharmaceutical policy, and public health law. Featured panels will explore "Challenges Facing Health Care General Counsels" and "AI in Health Care." 


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9:00 - 9:30am, Genetics in Criminal Law

  • Aziza AhmedProfessor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

9:30 - 10:45, Panel Discussion: Challenges Facing Health Care General Counsels

Panel participants TBD.

10:45 - 11:30am, The Current Status of the Ebola Epidemic

  • Helen BranswellSenior Writer, Infectious Disease, STAT

  • Alicia YaminAdjunct Lecturer, Director of the JD/MPH program, and Policy Director of the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health

11:30am - 12:00pm, Developments in Fraud and Abuse

  • Michael LoucksPartner, Health Care and Life Sciences, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

12:00 - 1:00pm, The FDA in 2019: A Fireside Chat

  • Stacy Cline AminChief Counsel, U. S. Food and Drug Administration

  • Moderator: I. Glenn CohenJames A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, Harvard Law School

1:00 - 1:45pm, Lunch

1:45 - 2:45pm, Panel Discussion: AI in Health Care

Panel participants TBD.

2:45 - 3:00pm, Break

3:00 - 3:45pm, The Role of Providers in the Opioid Epidemic

  • Brendal AbelLegislative and Regulatory Affairs Counsel, Massachusetts Medical Society and Faculty Affiliate, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

  • Stephen WoodFellow in Bioethics, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

3:45 - 4:15pm, Current ACA Litigation

  • Joel McElvainSenior Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar, the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

4:15 - 4:45pm, Orphan Drug Act

  • Amitabh ChandraMalcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy and Director of Health Policy Research, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

4:45 - 5:00pm, Closing Remarks


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

Past P/Reviews

How were our health law and policy predictions for 2018? Check out videos of all of the presentations at the 6th Annual Health Law Year in P/Review or the blog symposium hosted by Health Affairs!

The Seventh 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 and the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, with support from the Oswald DeN. Cammann Fund at Harvard University

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