New SHLA Officers Named

The Student Health Law Association (SHLA) is a student-run organization for law students interested in health-related legal disciplines. The following students were elected as SHLA officers for 2016-2017:   3L President: Sakinah Jones 2L President: Caitlin Fox VP of Programming: Kirstin Rodrigues VP of Membership: Brandon Reed VP of Community Outreach: Blake Kilday VP of… more »

Practicing Law in the Stark Era

Healthcare-related fraud and abuse laws can appear to be a minefield that physicians and other health care providers must carefully navigate or face serious consequences. To introduce students to this important area of health care law, the Student Health Law Association hosted the event, “Practicing Law in the ‘Stark’ Era” on November 5, featuring speaker… more »

The Affordable Care Act’s Impact on LGBT Health

In October, the Student Health Law Association and OUTLaw co-hosted Georgia State University College of Law graduate Brian M. Basinger (J.D. ’08) for a presentation on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Although health inequities based on race and income have long been… more »

Students Partner with AHLA for Networking Event

On Thursday September 11, 2014, about 100 Atlanta-area health lawyers and students gathered at Georgia State University to network, enjoy refreshments, and hear from a distinguished panel of local health law leaders. The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) partnered with the Student Health Law Association at the GSU College of Law to host the event.

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Students Attend Professional Trainings

Student Health Law Association members were invited to attend several health-law related conferences, meetings, and trainings for attorneys and other professionals this year on a variety of topics. “We welcome diverse opportunities for our students to learn about current issues in health law from experts in the field and to network with practicing professionals,” said… more »

Health Administration and Law Students Volunteer at MedShare

The Student Health Law Association and the Future Heathcare Executives joined forces for a community service activity this past spring at MedShare. Law students, health administration students and dual degree students participated in the event.

MedShare is concerned with the health care needs of populations in developing countries and with the threat to the… more »

Student Attends Health Law Conference

The Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) offered an all-day conference entitled “Advanced Health Care Law” this fall.  The Center for Law, Health & Society sponsored one third-year health law student to attend the conference.  Kyle Gregory (JD/MSHA ’14), co-president of the Student Health… more »