WCL Health Law and Policy Institute Returns June 15-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, DC, June 8, 2009 – American University Washington College of Law announces the second Annual Health Law and Policy Institute, a program that provides JD and LL.M. students and practitioners with an opportunity for intensive training in various aspects of health law and policy over a one-week period.

The Health Law and Policy Institute offers a broad range of courses that are custom-developed for an intensive learning environment. The courses -- taught by leading practitioners from private practice, health care organizations, government and non-governmental organizations, and academia -- prepare legal professionals for the practice of health care law while focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects of health law and policy.

Visiting experts at the Institute include Nancy Carter-Foster, M.S.T.M., senior advisor for global health for the U.S. Department of State, Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, professor emeritus of medicine and medical ethics and adjunct professor of philosophy at Georgetown University, and Ahavia D. Glaser, a Medicare lobbyist for AARP. 

WCL professors teaching in the Institute include John Boese, Jason Christ, Robert Dinerstein, Sean Flynn, Jennifer Geetter, Heidi Gertner, Lewis Grossman, Maureen McTeer, Joel Michaels, Corrine Parver, Steven Pavsner, Lynn Shapiro Snyder, Carrie Valiant, and Javier Vasquez. 

For more information on the Institute, please visit the information page on the Health Law Project’s site.

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