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Nathan Cortez, Abbe Gluck, Sharona Hoffman on ‘The Week in Health Law’ Podcast

Abbe Gluck, Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, and I continue a deep dive into some of the issues raised at the November 2018 Yale roundtable on on “The Law and Policy of AI, Robotics, and Telemedicine in Health Care.”

We are joined by our expert friends Nathan Cortez, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research at the SMU Dedman School of Law, and Sharona Hoffman, Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law; Professor of Bioethics and Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, to examine FDA regulation and data-driven healthcare discrimination. Discussion topics included potential updates to the language of the ADA to deal with discrimination on the basis of AI/Big Data predicted healthcare issues and practical questions about the application and enforcement of the FDA’s functional definition of “medical device.”

The Week in Health Law Podcast from Nicolas Terry is a commuting-length discussion about some of the thornier issues in Health Law and Policy. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Google Play, listen at Stitcher Radio, Spotify, Tunein or Podbean. Show notes and more are at If you have comments, an idea for a show or a topic to discuss you can find me on Twitter @nicolasterry @WeekInHealthLaw.

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Nicolas P. Terry

Nicolas Terry is the Hall Render Professor of Law at Indiana University McKinney School of Law where he serves as the Executive Director of the Hall Center for Law and Health and teaches various healthcare and health policy courses. His recent scholarship has dealt with health privacy, mobile health, the Internet of Things, Big Data, AI, and the opioid overdose epidemic. He serves on IU’s Grand Challenges Scientific Leadership Team, working on the addictions crisis and is the PI on addictions law and policy Grand Challenge grants. His podcast is at, and he is @nicolasterry on Twitter.

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