REGISTER NOW! (3/29) The Future of Health Law and Policy: The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

PFC 10th Logo-Horizontal-Otlns-FnlThe Future of Health Law and Policy: The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration
March 29, 2016 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center is celebrating its first decade and kicking off the next by looking at the future of health law and policy!

Please join us as we bring together Petrie-Flom and other prominent Harvard Law School alumni to discuss major trends, developments, and open questions in the fields of health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics. We’ll hear about the founder’s vision for the Center and the Dean’s perspective on the Center’s influence within the Harvard Law School community and beyond. Center Leadership will discuss what we have accomplished in the first ten years, and more important, our plans for the future. Alan Weil JD ’89, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, will deliver the keynote address.

Agenda

All panels will feature moderated discussion among the panelists, followed by 30 minutes of audience Q & A.

8:00 – 8:30am, Registration and Breakfast

A continental breakfast will be provided.

8:30 – 8:55am, Opening Remarks

Introduction and Welcome

  • I. Glenn Cohen, Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School – PFC Academic Fellow, 2006-2008
  • Holly Fernandez Lynch, Executive Director, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School – PFC Academic Fellow, 2006-2008

Joseph Flom’s Vision

  • Judi Sorenson Flom, Philanthropist and widow of the late Joseph H. Flom; Founding Member of The Advisory Board, MGH Center For Law, Brain & Behavior; Founding Member of the National Cabinet, The Woodrow Wilson International Center For Scholars  Former Trustee, The Juilliard School

10 Years of the Petrie-Flom Center

  • Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor, Harvard Law School

8:55 – 10:15am, Panel 1: Health Care Coverage, Costs, and Fragmentation

Panelists:

  • Einer Elhauge, Harvard Law School – PFC Founding Faculty Director, 2005-2008
  • Robert Greenwald, Harvard Law School – PFC Affiliated Faculty; Director, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
  • Abigail Moncrieff, Boston University School of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2007-2009
  • Allison Hoffman, UCLA School of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2008-2010

Moderator:

10:15 – 10:30am, Break

10:30 – 11:50am, Panel 2: Bioethics and Law

Panelists:

Moderator:

  • John McGoldrick ’63, LLB ’66, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; Zimmer Biomet Holdings

11:50am – 12:15pm, Break to Pick Up Lunch

Lunch will be provided. 

12:15 – 1:45pm, Lunch Sessions

12:15 – 12:45pm, History and Future of the Petrie-Flom Center: Where Did We Come From, What Have We Accomplished, Where Are We Going?

12:45 – 1:00pm, Petrie-Flom Center Alumni Reflections – Video Presentation

1:00 – 1:45pm, Keynote: Closing the Gap Between Health Law and Health Policy

1:45-2:00, Break

2:00 – 3:20pm, Panel 3: Health Innovation Policy and Regulating Novel Technology

Panelists:

  • Talha Syed, UC Berkeley School of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2006-2008
  • Benjamin N. Roin, MIT Sloan School of Management – PFC Academic Fellow, 2006-2008
  • W. Nicholson Price II, University of New Hampshire School of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2012-2014
  • Melissa Wasserman, University of Illinois College of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2009-2011
  • Rachel E. Sachs, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School – PFC Academic Fellow, 2014-2016
  • Timo Minssen, Centre for Information and Innovation Law, University of Copenhagen – PFC Visiting Scholar, 2014

Moderator:

  • Neil Flanzraich ’65, JD ’68, Cantex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

3:20 – 3:35pm, Break

3:35 – 4:55pm, Panel 4: Empirical Health Law

Panelists:

  • Christopher T. Robertson, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2008-2010
  • Michael Frakes, Northwestern University School of Law – PFC Academic Fellow, 2009-2011
  • Rebecca Haffajee, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute – PFC Student Fellow, 2010-2011
  • Kathryn Zeiler, Boston University School of Law – PFC Senior Fellow, 2010

Moderator:

  • Dennis Langer JD ’83, Georgetown University School of Medicine

4:55 – 5:00pm, Closing Remarks

Registration: This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register now!

Sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, with support from the Harvard Law School Dean’s Office.

 

The Petrie-Flom Center Staff

The Petrie-Flom Center Staff

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