Instructor(s) Zabawa, Barbara, Borisy-Rudin, Felice
This seminar will explore forms of governance and regulation and their implications for legal interventions in health care, including topics covering human rights to health, health information technology, privacy, chronic care management, health insurance exchanges, accountable care organizations, public health insurance, environmental health, consumer product safety, medical-legal partnerships and obesity. The seminar provides an opportunity to learn about health law and governance in the context of analyzing case studies in using alternative regulatory approaches to contemporary health issues. It also offers an opportunity to engage the topic by presenting case studies to the class and inviting various guest speakers. All students will be expected to write a research paper and participate in class discussions.