Health Care Law

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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Center for Health Law & Policy offers J.D. students the opportunity to earn a general Health Law Certificate.  In order to earn the certificate, students must complete the following required courses:

  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Health Care Law
  • Law and Medicine. 

Students must also complete three health law electives and an experiential learning experience.    Students have the option to focus on courses in a particular area or take a variety of classes across three groups:

  • Health Law Regulation,
  • Health Law Policy and Ethics
  • Health Law Business and Litigation. 

In order to satisfy the experiential learning requirement, students may enroll in the Community Health Advocacy Law Clinic (CHALC) or complete one of the following externships:

  • Medicare Hearings and Appeals,
  • MetroHealth General Counsel’s Office,
  • Cleveland Clinic General Counsel’s Office,
  • University Hospital General Counsel’s Office
  • Medical Mutual General Counsel’s Office.