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Breakthroughs in the health sciences offer tremendous hope. But with progress come new legal, policy, and ethical challenges. The Centre is an interdisciplinary hub for the generation of new ideas and evidence and their translation to impact policymakers and practitioners and to benefit the public.
For news of events and other things from the Centre, please follow us on Twitter @OttawaHealthLaw, follow the Health Law Students' Association Facebook page, and sign up for email alerts here.

Seeking Associate Director

We're excited to announce a great employment opportunity at the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. We're looking for an Associate Director for a two-year contract (with possibility of renewal). Qualified candidates will have a post-graduate degree in Law (LL.M. or Ph.D.), preferably with expertise in health law. Bilingualism is an asset but not required.
The Associate Director will work with the Director and Coordinator to lead strategic research initiatives and obtain funding for them, teach health law courses, manage and establish new training programs, and help plan a lively event roster (invited speakers, colloquia, Cafés Scientifiques, international conferences, etc.)
For more information and to apply please go here.
DEADLINE: 1 December 2019.

News

Santéships for 1st-year Law students now posted

Santéships provide Law students with the opportunity to undertake a project within the research program of a faculty mentor from the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Students receive a $1,000 bursary and work on their project from January–April 2020 under the guidance of their mentor. Click the link for more information! Applications due Wednesday 27 November 2019.


Lunch Talk: Political and Policy Lessons from the U.S. in Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

Professor Oliver Kim
Fulbright Scholar at the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa

14 November 2019, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Desmarais Hall (DMS) 4101 (ROOM CHANGED)


Colleen M. Flood on CBC's Ontario Today on Pharmacare: The Promise and Perils

Three of the 5 parties in the House of Commons have committed to free medication. Open lines with a proponent, Prof. Colleen Flood, the University Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa.


Machine M.D. conference full panel videos and slide decks now available.

Click on Conferences -> Past Conferences above.


The new J.D. Option in Health Law is now available.

Ottawa Hub for Harm Reduction is tweeting

And it is glorious. The Twitter channel for the newly formed Ottawa Hub for Harm Reduction is up and running and full of info! Check out @ottawaharmredux.


Explore graduate studies in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

See under "Students" in the main menu above to learn about opportunities for graduate studies at the Centre, including our new LL.M. concentration.


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For more news from the Centre, please follow us on Twitter @OttawaHealthLaw, follow the Health Law Students' Association Facebook page, and sign up for email alerts here!

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