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. 

All 2022-2023 Events


  • September 7 | Roe Fell: What's Next for Lawyers and Adovcates? A panel discussion featuring U.S. Senator Tina Smith, Professor Khiara M. Bridges, Maleeha Aziz, and Jenny Ma. Co-sponsored by the Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS), If/When/How, and the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. 
  • September 8 | U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy MD '03, SOM '03: A Conversation on Health Policy, moderated by Professor Abbe Gluck '00. 
  • October 3 | Unpacking Bruen: What's Next for Regulating Guns in the Public Sphere? A panel discussion featuring Dana Bazelon, NY State Sentator Zellnor Y. Myrie, Professor Joseph Blocher, and NJ Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin. Co-sponsored by the Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS). 
  • October 12 | Public Health and Racial Justice Approaches to Gun Violence A panel discussion featuring Aimee Carlisle, TJ Grayson '21, Marcus McAllister, and Dr. Joseph Richardson, Jr. Co-sponsored by the Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS) and Black Law Students Association. 
  • October 17 | Care for Trans Patients: Legal and Policy Challenges Around Access to Gender-Affirming Care A panel discussion featuring Professor Anne Alstott, Sasha Buchert, Dr. Meredithe McNamara, and Dr. Stuart Weinzeimer. Co-sponsored by the Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS), Trans@YLS, and OutLaws. 
  • October 24 | Understanding & Reforming Long-Term Care in the U.S. A panel dicussion featuring Howard Bedlin, Dr. Robert "Tyler" Braun, and Allison Hoffman '04. Moderated by Professor Nina Kohn. Co-sponsored by Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS). 
  • October 31 | A Book Talk with Lewis Grossman and Peter Swenson Co-sponsored by Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS), Program for Humanities in Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and Program in the History of Science and Medicine at Yale University. 
  • November 8 | Visions of Disability Justice: Recent Scholarship in the Field of Disability Law An event featuring Jasmine Harris '05, Jamelia Morgan '13, and Elizabeth Pendo. Co-sponsored by Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS) and Disabled Law Students Association (DLSA). 
  • November 10 | Monkeypox: Science, Law, and Governance of Pandemics An event featuring Gregg Gonsalves, Anne Rimoin, and Saad Omer. Co-sponsored by Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS) and Global Health and Justice Partnership (GHJP). 
  • November 15 | Guardianship Grand Rounds An event featuring Dr. James Lai, Dr. Joe Fickes, Melissa Lang, Heather Dostaler, and Carmine Perri. Co-sponsored by Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS) and Yale School of Medicine.