Health Law and Policy Program: Summer Speaker Series

Stay engaged and connected this summer with FREE virtual programming. Learn from experts discussing the latest legal developments in health care fraud and abuse, medical device regulation, and digital health. This series is co-sponsored by the American Health Law Association and the Food and Drug Law Institute.

One CLE credit hour for each event is available in Pennsylvania. Attorneys licensed in Alaska, Connecticut, Colorado, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New York, and North Dakota may obtain CLE credit for events approved by Pennsylvania. Please contact American University Washington College of Law's Continuing Legal Education Program for more information.

Details about each event in the series and registration information appears below. If you have any questions, please contact health@wcl.american.edu.

Lunch and Learn series

Digital Disruption & Innovative Collaborations in Health Care
Friday, June 4, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET

This program will be conducted via Zoom. Registrants will be provided a Zoom link in advance.

Further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care industry has increasingly turned to digital health tools and technology to address patient and other stakeholder needs. With that shift, innovative arrangements between and among traditional and non-traditional health care industry participants have emerged. Join us as we explore some of the common legal, regulatory, and practical challenges to delivering disruptive change through digital health technology.

Agenda:

12:00 - 12:10 pm ET: Welcome Remarks
12:10 - 1:15 pm ET: Panel and Q&A

Panelists:

  • Ebunola Aniyikaiye (Assistant General Counsel, Digital, American Medical Association)

  • James A. Cannatti III (Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP; formerly DHHS OIG’s Senior Counselor for Health Information Technology)

This event is free, but registration is required. Registration for this event has closed.

Latest Developments in Medical Device Regulation - Emerging Technologies in Digital Health
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET

This program will be conducted via Zoom. Registrants will be provided a Zoom link in advance.

Expert panelists will discuss medical technologies in digital health and provide a perspective on FDA oversight, regulation, and enforcement.

Agenda:

12:00 - 12:10 pm ET: Welcome Remarks
12:10 - 1:15 pm ET: Panel and Q&A

Panelists: 

  • Bakul Patel (Director, Digital Health Center for Excellence, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA)

  • Sonali P. Gunawardhana (Chief Counsel FDA & Regulatory, McKesson; Director, FDLI Board of Directors)

  • Suzan Onel (Partner, Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker)

This event is free, but registration is required. Registration for this event has closed.

Stark Law Final Rules - New Tools and Strategies for Navigating Technical Noncompliance
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET

This program will be conducted via Zoom. Registrants will be provided a Zoom link in advance.

Expert panelists will explore the Stark Law final rules relating to technical noncompliance and share insights and expertise on navigating this changing landscape.

Agenda:

12:00 - 12:10 pm ET: Welcome Remarks
12:10 - 1:15 pm ET: Panel and Q&A

Panelists:

This event is free, but registration is required. Register here!

Register by 8:00 am ET on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 to receive the presentation slides.