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The Law & Health Care Program: Making an Impact

Expanding health insurance to uncovered populations. Physician-assisted suicide. The use of genetic information. Racial and ethnic disparities in access to health care. These and other issues are among the most complex and controversial in our society today.

A pioneer in health care law, the Law and Health Care Program (L&HCP) combines education and research on emerging medical, health policy and legal matters, addressing health law issues from both legal and interdisciplinary perspectives, and capitalizes on access to the state and federal government. Ranked #2 in U.S. News & World Report's survey of the nation's best law school specialty programs, the L&HCP continues to meet the growing demand for lawyers and policy makers capable of addressing this increasingly complex field.

Fourth Annual Health Law Competition Attracts Record Number of Participants

The dramatic snowstorm that swept up the east coast on Saturday, February 21 did little to dampen the spirits of participants in the Fourth Annual Health Law Regulatory and Compliance Competition at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Students from 14 different law schools across the country participated in this unique, day-long competition designed to put students in the shoes of the practicing compliance and regulatory attorneys they hope to become someday.

The winners of this year’s competition were:

  • 1st place – American University Washington College of Law
  • 2nd Place – Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • 3rd Place – University of California Hastings College of Law
  • 4th Place - University of Maryland Carey School of Law

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