Monthly Archives: June 2012

Summer Roundtable Series: What Now? Health Reform in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court Decision

The Supreme Court of the United States is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in mere weeks, and the decision is anticipated to have wide-reaching consequences for health care in America. Shortly following the decision, experts from UCSF and UC Hastings College of the Law will convene to discuss the legal significance of the decision and its practical implications for health care.

Lunch will be provided, so please remember to RSVP to bischofr@uchastings.edu.

About the Speakers:
Josh Adler, MD
Chief Medical Officer, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

Andrew Bindman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology & Biostatistics,  UCSF

David Faigman, JD
Director, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy
John F. Digardi Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law

Jaime King, JD, PhD
Associate Director, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy
Associate Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Update:
A recording of the presentation can be found here.

Consortium Summer Roundtable Series: Forced Obstetrical Intervention

Forced Obstetrical Intervention: Still Happening After In re AC?

Speakers:

Mary Barger, CNM, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Health Care Nursing, UCSF School of Nursing

Jennifer Templeton Dunn, JD
Executive Director, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy
Adjunct Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Megan DeLain, JD
Graduate Research Fellow, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy

About the Event:

Researchers from UC Hastings College of Law and UCSF School of Nursing will discuss legal and practice issues surrounding consent to obstetrical interventions.  What are the legal bases for a pregnant woman to refuse medical treatment?  How do courts handle disputes regarding treatment refusals?  Finally, given the state of the law, what are the implications for providers in practice?