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The Law-Medicine Center
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Confronting Critical Health Law Issues
It’s no surprise we are 3rd in the nation. We are partners with our university’s world-renown medical school, and our city is home to two of the nation’s best hospitals. These resources offer our students an unprecedented opportunity to play a pivotal role in one of the fastest-growing legal fields.
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About the Center:
Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center
is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal medicine and health law in the United States.
The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.
CENTER NEWS
Dec 17, 2014

Miles Zaremski (‘73) will be featured columnist for MedPage Today

Miles Zaremski has 41 years of experience as a health care lawyer, making him a clear standout for MedPage Today’s first medical legal columnist. Zaremski’s new column “Legal Rx” debuts in January and will be a monthly feature in MedPage Today, a trusted site that reaches 670,000 physicians as well as other health care professionals, offering news, features and continuing medical education.
Nov 24, 2014

Co-Director and Professor Sharona Hoffman receives Distinguished Teacher Award

School of Law Professor and Law-Medicine Center Co-Director Sharona Hoffman, received the 2014 Distinguished Teacher Award from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and recently signed a contract for her new book about aging.  
May 20, 2014

Law school introduces health law SJD

The new degree program is designed to give lawyers the opportunity to complete the highest degree in health law and to prepare them to work in academia, research or health policy.
Feb 28, 2014

Professor Mehlman gets McDonald Merrill Ketcham award

Professor Max Mehlman was awarded the McDonald Merrill Ketcham Award and delivered a lecture, "Are Physicians Fiduciaries for Their Patients," at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law on Feb. 20, 2014. He also made a presentation to medical students at the Indiana University School of Mediicine and at Grad Rounds for IU physicians on Feb. 21, 2014. 
Feb 3, 2014

Former Chair of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights speaks at Law-Medicine Symposium

Dr. Mary Frances Berry, the former chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, spoke at the 2014 Law-Medicine Symposium. From 1980 to 2004, Berry was a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and served as chair from 1993-2004. Between 1977 and 1980, Berry served as the Assistant Secretary for Education in the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. She has also served as provost of the University of Maryland and chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is currently a Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at The University of Pennsylvania.
LECTURES & EVENTS
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Is Obamacare still about health insurance?
Is Obamacare still about health insurance?
Our health law professors lead national discussions about the historic act