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Health Law Specialization

To complete the Specialization in Health Law and receive a transcript notation and certificate acknowledging the completion of the Specialization, students must complete at least 15 credits from the Approved List of Health Law Courses.

The minimum 15 credits must include:

Approved List of Health Law Courses

1. Health Law Courses (at least 9 credits)

Students are required to take at least two of three “core” health law courses including:

Students may fulfill their 9-credit-hour course requirement by taking all three of the “core courses,” or by taking two of the “core courses,” and one health law-related course from the following list (as available):

2. Health Law Writing

Students are required to undertake a writing course involving a health law topic with a minimum of 3 credit hours. The student may satisfy this requirement with any of the following:

3. Experiential Learning

Students must complete a skills/experiential learning component for a minimum of 3 credit hours. The student may satisfy this requirement with any of the following:

4. Extracurricular Activities

Students must participate in designated extracurricular activities as follows:

• Membership for at least one academic year in the Law and Medicine Society

• Attendance while a law student at least four designated School of Law health   law events or activities including but not limited to the annual Dr. Arthur   Grayson Distinguished Lecture and the John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in   Residence Lecture.