Experts will consider the intersection of law and medicine and recent developments in health law at The University of Toledo College of Law Friday, Oct. 10.
The free, public event titled “Scalpel to Gavel: Exploring the Modern State of Health Law,” is sponsored by the UT Law Review and will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. in the Law Center McQuade Law Auditorium.Four panels will discuss areas of health law that shape the modern legal landscape, including the influence of provider liability on the administration of health care; public health; the ethical considerations that accompany clinical decision making; and the problem of fraud within the health-care industry.
Presenters’ scholarly contributions will appear in an upcoming volume of The University of Toledo Law Review.
Dr. Maxwell Gregg Bloche, the co-director of the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Joint Program in Law and Public Health, and professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center, will deliver the keynote address.
“The College of Law has vastly increased its health law course offerings, added two faculty with expertise in the area, and established a certificate of concentration in health law,” said Daniel J. Steinbock, dean of the College of Law. “This symposium highlights our focus on this increasingly important area of law.”
Members of both the legal and medical communities are expected to attend. Continuing legal education and continuing nursing education credits are available.
For more information and to register, visit utole.do/lawsymposium or call 419.530.2962.