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Journal of Law and Policy to host symposium on the legal, ethical issues of quarantines on Friday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy (JLP) will host their symposium, “Isolated by the Law: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Quarantine During Public Health Emergencies,” beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

This event free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) is pending approval. It is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society.

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Aid-in-dying advocate Barbara Mancini to discuss policy protection, expansion on Monday, Oct. 10

Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program and Center for Bioethics, Health and Society will host Compassion & Choices’ Barbara Mancini at noon on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. This event is free and open to the general public.

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Law Review symposium discussion to look at complexities of patient-doctor dealings

An increasingly complex health care system is often producing transactional, rather than relational, interactions between patients and providers.
A symposium being held by two Wake Forest University groups Friday will focus on that dynamic and how it affects overall health care. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law Review presents ‘Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics’ on Friday, Oct. 24

The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Fall 2014 symposium, “Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium. The symposium is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health and Society.

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Marjorie Benbow (’99) discusses ‘Business Ethics: Whistleblowing in Biotechnology’

Surround yourself with friends, wherever they may be, says Marjorie Benbow (JD/MBA’99), executive director of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Charlotte. Continue reading »

Scholars will discuss whether patients’ concerns should outweigh that of health care providers, insurers, or the government

Wake Forest University School of Law will host a conference on “Patient-Centered Health Law and Ethics” on Thursday, April 15, in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »