Health Law 1: Patients, Providers, and Payers

Catalog No.: 527

Course Description:

This survey class in health law is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the subject. The class is divided into two parts: The first part of the semester will introduce you to the various stakeholders in our health care system, and the second part will examine, from the varying perspectives of these stakeholders, contemporary health law problems. (e.g. stem cell research, public health crises, assisted reproductive technologies). This format will enable us to scrutinize the health care system we have inherited, to understand the role law has played in its evolution, and to critically evaluate demands for isolated, as well as systemic change. Students will be evaluated on the basis of a written final examination. Social Justice and Public Interest Certificate course. (3 units)