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.

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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


Monday, November 28, 2022


In The Press

Racial Discrimination by Veterans Affairs Spans Decades, Lawsuit Says

The Washington Post

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic represents Conley Monk Jr. in a case seeking redress for harm caused by long-standing racial disparities in veterans’ benefits programs.

Monday, November 28, 2022


Left to right: Visiting Clinical Professor Jason Parkin, Rebecca Harris ’24, Michelle Fraling ’23, Conley Monk Jr., Adam Henderson ’23, Mike Sullivan ’24, Beatrice Pollard ’23, Clinical Professor Mike Wishnie

Left to right: Visiting Clinical Professor Jason Parkin, Rebecca Harris ’24, Michelle Fraling ’23, Conley Monk Jr., Adam Henderson ’23, Mike Sullivan ’24, Beatrice Pollard ’23, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93

Monday, November 21, 2022


Fatima Goss Graves and Emily Bazelon at a table

Fatima Goss Graves ’01 and Lecturer in Law Emily Bazelon ’00 held a discussion about the impact of the Dobbs decision.

Friday, November 11, 2022


An audience seated in a classroom watching to panelists in the room and on screen

An audience listens to speakers on the panel, “Monkeypox: Science, Law and Governance of Pandemics.”

Tuesday, October 25, 2022


Panelists a classroom before an audience

At the Solomon Center panel on long-term care in the U.S.: Solomon Center Senior Director Jennifer Huer (standing before screen) and panel moderator, Visiting Professor Nina Kohn (left).

Friday, October 21, 2022


Surgeon General Vivek Murthy standing with microphone

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy MD ’03, SOM ’03 addresses an audience at Yale Law School during a Sept. 8 conversation on health policy co-sponsored by the Solomon Center.

February 20 Monday
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2023 MLP Conference

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022


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Monday, November 28, 2022


In The Press

Racial Discrimination by Veterans Affairs Spans Decades, Lawsuit Says

The Washington Post

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic represents Conley Monk Jr. in a case seeking redress for harm caused by long-standing racial disparities in veterans’ benefits programs.

Monday, November 28, 2022


In The Press

A Black Vietnam Veteran is Suing the VA for Discrimination

NPR

Adam Henderson ’23 is interviewed about a new case brought by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic in federal court.

Thursday, August 25, 2022


In The Press

Scientific Misinformation Is Criminalizing the Standard of Care for Transgender Youth — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 et al.

JAMA Pediatrics

Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at Yale Law School. 

Thursday, July 28, 2022


In The Press

Here’s How States Can Empower Citizens to Help Combat Gun Violence — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale’s School of Management.

Friday, July 22, 2022


In The Press

Religious Doctrine, Not the Constitution, Drove the Dobbs Decision — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022


In The Press

Academics Attack Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Treatment

AP

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87 is one of the authors of a new expert analysis that refutes a Florida Medicaid agency report on transgender care.

Alumni & Student Profiles


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Neena K. Chaudhry

A Fellowship Leads to a Career at the National Women’s Law Center

Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”


Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971