Health Law Section

  • Health Law Fall Meeting
    Health Law Section
  • Upcoming Events
    • April 3 Health Law - The NYS Task Force on Life and the Law, Current Projects

      Joint Meeting of the
      New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section, Committee on Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care AND
      New York City Bar Association, Health Law Committee

      The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, Current Projects:

      • research involving adults who lack capacity to consent,
      • allocation of ventilators in an Influenza pandemic, and
      • Family Health Care Decisions Act.

      Guest Presenter:
      Stuart Sherman, General Counsel, New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

      Thursday, April 3, 2014
      6:00 - 8:00 PM

      Two Locations
      State Bar Center, One Elk Street, Albany, NY  12207
      City Bar Association Offices, 42 W 44th Street, New York, NY  10036

      There is no charge to attend this meeting, however, pre-registration is required.
      This meeting does not qualify for MCLE credit.

      Click here to register.

  • Health Law Section Blog- Supraspinatus

    Supraspinatus is a health law blog sponsored by the New York State Bar Association's Health Law Section.

    The purpose of Supraspinatus is to provide timely notice of signficant events and developments affecting practitioners of health care law in New York. Blog posts may cover subjects ranging from new legislation to court decisions to agency interpretations. Topics are selected by contributing authors based on personal choice for the purpose of sharing knowledge about, exploring, and illustrating interrelated (and in some cases interdisciplinary) aspects of current news events and the latest thinking in public policy, law and/or regulation.

  • Health Law Journal

    Health Law Journal


    The Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Robert N. Swidler, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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