Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat at Seton Hall Law School

Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 10, 2017, at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey, from 9:00-4:30, followed by a reception. The purpose of the retreat is to give regional health law scholars an opportunity to share their work and exchange ideas in a friendly, informal setting.

This year’s retreat will consist of an in-depth discussion of the following draft papers:

Julie Agris (Stony Brook), “A Legal Standard to Empower the Delivery of High Quality Patient Care: The ‘Professional Judgment’ Standard in the HIPAA Privacy Rule”
Commentators: Gaia Bernstein (Seton Hall), Robert Field (Drexel)

Adam Kolber (Brooklyn), “Supreme Bioethical Bullshit”
Commentators: Stephen Latham (Yale), Kim Mutcherson (Rutgers)

Craig Konnoth (University of Pennsylvania), “Side Effects”
Commentators: Lewis Grossman (American), Jennifer Herbst (Quinnipiac)

Gwendolyn Roberts Majette (Cleveland Marshall), “The ACA’s New Governing Architecture and Innovative State Delivery System Reform Initiatives in the Age of a New Presidency”
Commentators: John Cogan (Connecticut), Lauren Roth (NYU)

Govind Persad (Johns Hopkins), “The Law and Ethics of Paying Patients”
Commentators: Christina Ho (Rutgers), John Jacobi (Seton Hall)

Kristen Underhill (Columbia), “Righting Research Wrongs: Institutional Uses of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Human Subjects Research”
Commentators: Scott Burris (Temple), Carl Coleman (Seton Hall)

The retreat is open to anyone with an academic appointment in health law (including professors, fellows, and visitors) in any institution of higher education in the mid-Atlantic area. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Carl Coleman (Carl.coleman@shu.edu) by February 3.

Draft papers will be circulated by the last week of January, and all attendees will be expected to have read the papers before the retreat.

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