All 2017–2018 Events

Events and conferences at the cutting edge of health law and policy are held every month of the academic year, including a series of events focused on domestic health policy and health care issues, driven in part by the passions of interested students. Below is a list of events planned for the 2017-2018 academic term. 

2017–2018 Full Schedule

  • September 14, 2017, 4:10 – 5:45, A Conversation with Obama’s Chief of Health Reform: Nancy-Ann DeParle (Room 129)
  • September 19, 2017, 4:10 – 5:30, CRISPR: Legal & Ethical Issues of Gene Editing with Alta Charo, Katalie Kofler, and Carolyn Neuhaus, cosponsored by Yale Health Law Policy Society and Editing Nature
  • September 29, 2017, 1:00 – 5:00, The Opioid Crisis in Connecticut, with Kate Stith, Julia Perry, Dannel Malloy, CT Governor, Deirdre M. Daly, U.S. Attorney for the District of CT, Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, DEA, and other state, regional, U.S. officials, community outreach specialists, and Yale professors, cosponsored with Yale Law School and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut
  • October 11, 2017, 4:30 – 5:45, Congressional Gridlock and Health Care Reform “Who Knew Health Care Could be so Complicated?” with Senator Russ Feingold, Abbe R. Gluck, and Jeanne Lambrew, cosponsored with the American Constitution Society
  • October 21, 2017, 8:30 – 10:00, Student Mentoring Breakfast with Mary Giliberti ('93), CEO of National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • October 23, 2017, 4:30 – 6:00, Book Talk: The Center Cannot Hold: Ethical Dimensions of My Journey through Madness and The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression with Elyn Saks (’86) and Andrew Solomon speaking about their respective works, followed by a reception 
  • November 2, 2017, 4:10 – 5:30, Marijuana Legalization: Impetus and Implications, with G. Malik Burnett, Richard Compton, Doug Fischer, Robert Rowe (Room 120), cosponsored with the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. 
  • November 7, 2017, 12:10 – 1:00,  Dismantling Criminal Responses to Drug Addiction, with Christopher Poulos, Executive Director, Washington Statewide Reentry Council, cosponsored with the American Constitution Society
  • November 8, 2017, 12:10 – 1:30, Summer Jobs in Health Law Panel, cosponsored with Yale Health Law & Policy Society
  • November 10, 2017, 12:30, Protecting Our Patients: A Discussion on the Future of Health Care Reform with Richard Blumenthal, US Senator (CT), Marna Borgstrom, CEO, Yale New Haven Health System, and Abbe R. Gluck, cosponsored with Yale Healthcare Coalition