Your Destination for Health Law & Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.

Through outreach, training, conferences, career events, and advising, the Health Law and Policy Program ensures that AUWCL students specializing in health law graduate practice-ready and connected to opportunities. Our students benefit from a depth of health law course offerings and opportunities that few law schools are able to match, including in health care financing and delivery, food and drug law, health care privacy and data security, health care fraud and abuse, medical malpractice, bioethics, public health law, and global health law.

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Studying Health Law & Policy at AUWCL

AUWCL brings the practice of health law directly into the classroom, ensuring that students graduate practice-ready and connected to opportunities in the field. JD and LL.M. students also build their expertise with internships and externships in the Washington, DC area. While law students from other areas are limited to summers or a single semester in DC, AUWCL students hone their skills and build their resumes year-round at local, state, federal, and international health agencies and organizations.

 

Pursue an LL.M. Degree with a Health Law Specialization

The Specialization is a rigorous program designed to prepare lawyers for successful careers in the dynamic field of health law.Read more

Upcoming Events

Transatlantic Consumer Protection: The Case of Medical Devices

Transatlantic Consumer Protection: The Case of Medical Devices

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Presented by the Program on International organizations, Law and Diplomacy and the Health law and Policy Program

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Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Stop by our table in the Commons to learn about the National Marrow Donor Registry and how a simple cheek swab can save the life of someone suffering from a blood-based disease.

The American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics & American University Washington College of Law invite you to join us in Washington, D.C. for

The American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics & American University Washington College of Law invite you to join us in Washington, D.C. for "Next Steps in Health Reform 2017"

October 26-28, 2017

Join leading health law, policy, and economics experts from across the country to discuss the dynamic health care landscape. The conference will feature addresses by Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President, American University and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Representative Henry Waxman, and Daniel J. Hilferty, President and CEO of Independence Blue Cross.

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