Yearly Archives: 2011

Privacy Policy, Genomics, and Veterans

“Privacy Policy, Genomics, and Veterans”
Monday, December 12, 2011, 2:00-3:15pm
Director’s Large Conference room of the San Francisco VA Medical Center

Presenters:
Sara J. Knight, PhD (Acting Director, HSR&D Research Enhancement Award Program, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Urology)

Chanda K. Ho, MD (Gastroenterology Fellow, UCSF/SFVAMC)
Claire N. Marblestone, JD (Graduate Legal Fellow, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy)

This talk will consider the legal and medical literature on laws relating to genetic discrimination and genetic privacy, and an analysis of how these issues affect the Veteran population.

Mark your calendars! Questions at the end of the talk will be welcome and encouraged. For questions or RSVPs, please contact Gregory Green, MPH, at 415-221-4810 x2996 or Gregory.Green@va.gov.

New Generation Health Center Benefit Show 2011

Thursday, December 1st, from 6:30 - 9:00pm
Brava Theater
2781 24th Street

New Generation Health Center offers accessible youth-friendly clinical services and educational programs in San Francisco's  highest risk communities. The event will have some tasty food, Marga Gomez (voted Best Comedian 2011!), short performance by youth, GREAT items for the silent auction and giveaways. Tickets can be ordered with this form or by calling 415-514-1480.  The event is going to be great fun and your ticket purchase is tax deductible.

Consortium Director David Faigman Interviews US Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer for Legally Speaking

About the event: UC Hastings College of the Law is honored to host U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer. Justice Breyer will be interviewed by UC Hastings Distinguished Professor and Consortium Director David Faigman, an expert on constitutional theory before a live audience as part of Legally Speaking, a series of probing interviews with prominent lawyers, judges, and academics, co-produced by UC Hastings and California Lawyer.

Justice Breyer is the third U.S. Supreme Court Justice to spend time with us at UC Hastings in the last 13 months.  Justice Breyer's most recent book Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View will be the topic of discussion.

Video of the event is available here.