Prerequisites: MD Students Only.
Interactive Video Conferencing
Meets with UUHSC 6810. This course is an introduction to health law for non-lawyers. It will introduce health care professionals to important aspects of the legal structure of the US health care system. Topics covered will include major federal statues affecting health care (Medicare, Medicaid, the ACA, EMTALA, ADA, HIPAA, GINA), as well as the regulatory and case law aspects of intellectual property, research and medical malpractice, non-discrimination and the duty to treat. While being a general health law course, the course will draw on case studies form the fields of genetics and genomics. no previous legal course work is required.