Healthcare Law


Juris Master
Healthcare Law Concentration

Working professionals in all areas of health care can benefit from a deeper understanding of the laws that relate to their jobs. Understanding the basics of torts and contracts, in addition to more specialized laws related to healthcare policy and regulation, will enable you to contribute more to your organization and the people it serves.

Emory Law gives you extraordinary access to an unparalleled combination of knowledge and networking opportunities.  Our alliances include:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Disease Prevention
  • Emory University’s world-class hospital and research center as well as the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health, Goizueta School of Business, and more.

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I felt I had reached the limit of what I could conceptualize about the legal aspects of medicine without a formal education.  Emory Law’s JM Program allows me to provide better care to my patients, better education to my trainees and better service to the University.

Wendy Wright
Chief of Neurology at Emory Midtown

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Curriculum


Suggested Courses for Healthcare Professionals

Foundational Courses (must select at least one)

  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Legislation and Regulation
  • Torts

Elective Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Business Associations
  • Disability Law
  • Food and Drug Law
  • Fundamentals of Income Taxation
  • Genetics and the Law
  • Global Public Health Law
  • Health Law
  • Public Health Law
  • Regulation of Health Care Providers

Emory Law Faculty

A Partnership with Scholars and Educators

Emory Law's JM program is grounded in exemplary teaching. More than sixty full-time faculty – scholars and practitioners alike – along with an extensive adjunct faculty, teach more than 250 courses, and partner with you in your legal studies.  Their focus on research means they are not only teaching you the law, they are also actively participating in shaping laws around the world. 

Emory Law faculty who focus on healthcare law include:

 

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