J.D. Program

Health Law

Health Law Program Ranked #5,
2015 edition

BU Law has been a leader in health law study for over 40 years, and that leadership has held strong. US News & World Report's rankings (2015) name BU Law #5 in the nation for Healthcare Law.

With one of the finest health law curricula in the country and courses taught by some of the most respected scholars in the field, the School covers progressive issues such as patients' rights, managed care and insurance, AIDS policy, biotechnology, research on human subjects and reproductive rights. Through externships, clinics, the American Journal of Law and Medicine and other health law program opportunities, you can participate and stay actively involved in important national and international health issues while fine-tuning your legal skills.

A Sample of Course Offerings:

  • American Bioethics
  • Disability Law
  • Forensic Mental Health Issues for Lawyers
  • Health Care Reform & the Constitution
  • Health Care Transactions
  • Health Insurance, Managed Care & the Law

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Antibiotic Resistance and Health Law

March 11, 2014