The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School is the first of its kind to focus on the governance, business and practice of health care in the United States. The Center brings together leading experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to address cutting-edge questions of health law and policy, and to train the next generation of top health lawyers, industry leaders, policymakers and academics.

The Global Health Justice Partnership

The Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP), hosted by Yale Law School and Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), was established in 2012 to promote interdisciplinary, innovative, and effective responses to global health disparities. It is a transformative collaboration that integrates different fields in order to make critical policy interventions.

YLS classroom

Courses, Events, and Activities

The wide range of health-related programming at Yale Law School reflects the many important ways in which law and policy affect individual and public health, the health care industry, and health governance, both in the United States and abroad.

Course Offerings

Extracurricular Activities

Events & Conferences

Law & Health-Related Organizations


Wednesday, September 08, 2021


In The Press

The Claim that the U.S. Government Already Has the Power to Lower Drug Prices

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted on to what degree the federal government can dictate drug prices.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Nixon signs the National Cancer Act

President Richard Nixon signing the National Cancer Act on December 23, 1971. A new book examines the progress made in the “war on cancer” and the work that lies ahead.

Monday, November 15, 2021


Wednesday, October 27, 2021


flyer in doorway

As part of their outreach to the New Haven community, students in the Community and Economic Development Clinic distributed flyers throughout the city and staffed a hotline to answer questions from business owners.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Tom Andrews

COVID-19 infections and deaths are soaring in Myanmar as junta attacks target health care professionals. Credit: ILO in Asia and the Pacific.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


In The Press

How Aaron Rodgers Could Help Defeat Vaccine Hesitancy — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


In The Press

Remedying Bad Paper’s Impact on Specific Veteran Populations

Talk Justice Podcast

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael Wishnie ’93 discusses how other-than-honorable discharges can prevent veterans from accessing military benefits.

Thursday, October 14, 2021


In The Press

America as a “Shining City on a Hill”— and Other Myths to Die By — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health. 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


In The Press

The Claim that the U.S. Government Already Has the Power to Lower Drug Prices

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted on to what degree the federal government can dictate drug prices.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


In The Press

The Current for Sept. 8, 2021

CBC

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith discusses how the new Texas abortion law works and how it might be challenged.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In The Press

Most Extreme Abortion Law in U.S. Takes Effect in Texas

The Guardian

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Melissa Murray ’02 comment on the new Texas abortion law.

Alumni & Student Profiles


Carrie Fox
’99

Caroline Fox

At the Forefront of the Health Care Industry

Each year we dedicate ourselves once again to the pursuit of excellence, to the creation of an outstanding legal education in an atmosphere of unsurpassed scholarship and intellectual stimulation.”


Robert C. Post

Class of 1977, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean