For the first time, Loyola University Chicago will offer enrollment in online courses to JD students in summer 2014. The Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy is pleased to offer JD students from any law school in the country the opportunity to enroll in its online health law courses this summer. This first-ever Online Summer Session allows students access to a cutting-edge health law curriculum developed in conjunction with a committee of leading health lawyers, industry professionals, and national experts. Loyola will offer enrollment in six online courses, all taught by experienced practitioner faculty. For more details, visit our website.
Seventh Annual Symposium
On November 15, the Beazley Institute and Annals of Health Law presented the Seventh Annual Symposium on Access to Health Care, “Expanding Access to Health Care: A Critical Examination of Scope of Practice.” This year’s Symposium explored whether the expansion of the scope of medical practice is a viable option for increasing the quality of patient care, addressing the primary care shortage, and decreasing costs. The event was a great success, with more than 200 attendees in the Power Rodgers & Smith Ceremonial Courtroom.
National Compliance Expert Joins Beazley Institute as Director of Regulatory Com
Loyola University Chicago School of Law is pleased to announce that Ryan Meade has joined the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy as Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies. Meade, a partner at the Chicago law firm Meade, Roach & Annulis, LLP, and managing director of Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP, comes to Loyola with extensive experience in health care management and regulatory issues. As director, Meade will oversee all compliance initiatives and curriculum for both online and campus courses. "I am thrilled to be joining Loyola's Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at such an exciting time," said Meade. "There has been great progress made in expanding the role of the compliance professional in the last decade. I am both grateful for and humbled by this opportunity to assist Loyola in growing its exceptional program to include an expanded focus on regulatory compliance study." Meade brings to Loyola years of legal and consulting experience with a specific emphasis on health care compliance initiatives. He has written and lectured extensively on this topic, and teaches courses in health law and policy for Loyola University Chicago and Rush University.
Loyola Student Accepted to Yale Summer Institute in Bioethics
Sumaya Noush, a first-year student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, was recently chosen to participate in Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics summer program. This program involves a 2-month-long intensive summer program for American and international undergraduate and graduate students from varying disciplines who are interested in learning more about bioethics. Participants attend a series of lectures and seminars on topics such as care for the dying, bioethics and law, bioethics and media, literature, technology and ethics, public health ethics, and feminist approaches to bioethics; attend a bioethics film/discussion series; participate in field trips to bioethics-related institutions; and present an original paper. Sumaya is the first student from Loyola to be accepted into this program and will proudly represent the University and Law School this summer.
“Studying health law has been one of the best experiences of my time in law school,” says Serj Mooradian (3L). He is pursuing a health law and a tax law certificate at Loyola.