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Health Law at AALS 2017

Next week, in San Francisco, there is a plethora of health law related programming at the 111th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.


Health Law and Health Equity
8:30 am – 10:15 am
Continental Ballroom 5, Ballroom Level, Hilton
Moderator and Speaker: Elizabeth Pendo, Saint Louis University School of Law
Daniel Dawes, Executive Director, Government Relations, Policy & External Affairs, Morehouse School of Medicine
Dayna B. Matthew, University of Colorado Law School
Courtney Anderson, Georgia State University College of Law 
Medha D. Makhlouf, The Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson Law

Health Insurance and Access to Healthcare After the Affordable Care Act
10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Continental Ballroom 5, Ballroom Level, Hilton
Moderator: Allison K. Hoffman, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Brietta R. Clark, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles 
Mark A. Hall, Wake Forest University School of Law

The Affordable Care Act has significantly reshaped the landscape of private and public health insurance coverage and content. This panel will examine these changes and the effect on access to health care.

Children As Decisionmakers: Legal, Social, and Scientific Perspectives
1:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Continental Parlor 1, Ballroom Level, Hilton
Moderator: Annette R. Appell, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
Emily Buss, The University of Chicago, The Law School 
Jonathan Todres, Georgia State University 
College of Law 
Marina Tolou-Shams, Associate Professor, In Residence,University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Charisa Kiyô Smith, University of Wisconsin Law School

How should the law reflect and incorporate our evolving understanding of what it means to be a child?

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