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 2018-2019 academic term. 

2018–2019 Full Schedule


  • September 6, 2018, 12:10-1:30, Fighting for Gun Reform, Marching for our Lives: A Conversation with March for our Lives Student Activists and Senator Chris Murphy, cosponsored by Yale Health Law Policy Society
  • September 20, 2018, 10-1:30, Reproductive Rights and White Privilege: Reexamining Buck v. Bell, with Professor Khiara Bridges, cosponsored by Yale Health Law Policy Society and Yale Black Law Students Association
  • October 3, 2018, 6:00-8:30, To Err is Human, Film Screening and Graduate Student Health Care Mixer, cosponsored by Yale Health Law Policy Society, Yale Visual Law Project, Yale School of Management Healthcare and Life Sciences Club, Yale Med Films, Yale Internal Medicine Resident Wellness Committee, Student Association of the Yale School of Public Health
  • October 15, 2018, 12:10-1:30, Pregnancy, Power, and Professional Speech: NIFLA v. Becerra and the Deregulatory Uses of the First Amendment, cosponsored with the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice, the Information Society Project, the Global Health Justice Partnership, the US Health Justice Collaborative, Yale Medical Students for Choice, Yale Health Law and Policy Society
  • October 19, 2018: Alumni Mentoring Breakfast with Carmen Castellano-Garcia
  • November 2, 2018, 8:30-5:30, Academic Roundtable: The Law and Policy of AI, Robotics, and Telemedicine in Health Care, cosponsored with the Information Society Project
  • November 28, 2018, 12:10: Alumni Mentoring Lunch with Vivek Ramaswamy '13
  • December 3, 2018, 4:30-6:00, "Embodying Social Injustice: Why Past and Present Structural Racism Matters for Health and Justice Today," with Professor Nancy Krieger, cosponsored with the Yale College Global Health Studies Multidisciplinary Academic Program and the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership.
  • February 12, 2019, 4:10-5:30, "CRISPR, CAR-T, and Gene Therapies: How Novel Drugs Will Disrupt Drug Pricing and the Social Contract Between Drugmakers and Society"
  • February 21, 2019, 12:10-1:30: Lunch discussion on Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel
  • April 11, 2019, 6:10-7:30: Health Law Career Night with YLS Alumni Mary Beckman ’93, Elizabeth Dervan ’17, Brian Hufford ’85, Maya Kulycky ’00.