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Jobs

AARP; Washington, D.C.
Impact Litigation Attorney
The attorney in this role would investigates, initiate, and leads complex litigation, including cases that raise issues of first impression to help vulnerable people 50+ secure the essentials, particularly through the promotion of solutions that reduce isolation and increase social connectedness. They would exercise a fair degree of autonomy in this role, with guidance and direction from Senior Attorneys and AARP Foundation Litigation Management.


Human Research Protection Program, UCSF, Laurel Heights; San Francisco, CA
Associate Director, HRPP
The Associate Director provides key leadership to the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and manages the activities of IRB Coordinators. The HRPP Associate Director must collaborate with key research support units such as the Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Cancer Center, and other Advisory Committees at UCSF. The Associate Director manages the single IRB reliance program. The HRPP Associate Director reports to the HRPP Director.
• Having wide-ranging experience, uses research compliance concepts and organization objectives to resolve the most complex issues having organization-wide impact
• Works on the most complex issues where little or no organization precedent exists and analysis of situation(s) or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
• Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to organization plans and objectives
• Is considered a subject matter expert in the organization and often recognized as an expert externally in the industry.

Contact person: Laurie Herraiz, Laurie.herraiz@ucsf.edu


Human Research Protection Program, UCSF, Laurel Heights; San Francisco, CA
QIU Director
The QIU Director oversees on-site compliance monitoring, investigations, post-approval events and educational activities. The Quality Improvement Unit (QIU) Director directs the monitoring and post approval event reporting of active human subject research studies by working closely with researchers and study coordinators from UCSF to ensure that high-quality research is conducted. Specific responsibilities include the following: 

  • Direct and implement the on-site compliance monitoring of active clinical research studies
  • Lead directed Investigations on behalf of the IRB and/or the Associate Vice Chancellor for Ethics and Compliance involving allegations of research misconduct and noncompliance with federal regulations and University policy
  • Perform quality improvement and compliance reviews of the IRB
  • Evaluate and develop processes and policies to ensure campus-wide compliance with federal regulations, working collaboratively with other campus entities (i.e. Cancer Center, CTSI, Risk Management, Legal Affairs, Medical Center, Privacy Office).
  • Prepare and present reports of all QIU activities and work with HRPP leadership to identify key compliance issues
  • Develop processes to analyze post approval events reports (i.e. adverse events, protocol violations, incident reports, and concerns and complaints)
  • Participate in deliberations during IRB meetings on the post approval events and provide committee chairs, vice-chairs, and members with necessary information
  • Advise faculty and staff on how their projects, programs and applications can best comply with ethical, regulatory and procedural requirements for the conduct of human research
  • Develop and implement education and outreach initiatives for various stakeholders engaged in human research

Contact person: Laurie Herraiz, Laurie.herraiz@ucsf.edu


LifeLong Medical Care; Berkeley, CA
Health Center Counsel and Compliance Director
LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Health Center Counsel and Compliance Director to advise our CEO on legal strategies to enhance the work of the community health center. The Counsel will be responsible for ensuring compliance with outside regulatory agencies as well as developing internal policies and procedures. The Counsel will manage and/or coordinate all aspects of LifeLong's risk management, privacy and safety programs.


Bay Area Legal Incubator (BALI); The Bay Area
BALI Solo Practice
Interested in solo practice? Hastings has partnered with four Bay Area law schools and the Alameda County Bar Association, Voluntary Legal Services Corporation to launch a solo practice incubator to support 2016/2017 grads interested in building a solo practice.BALI is a legal incubator designed to support recent law graduates in building sustainable law practices that serve modest means clients who have difficulty accessing affordable legal services. Recent graduates receive mentorship, client referrals, office space, and extensive practice management training. Participants have the option to choose the type of practice areas that interest them and receive six months of hands-on training in pro bono placements while building their practice.Application Due October 2nd, 2017 at 5:00 PM. To apply, See job #22065 on HCO and visit the CDO BALI page to learn more.

Internships

Omada Health; San Francisco, CA
Internship
Omada Health is on a mission to inspire and enable people everywhere to live free of chronic disease.  We’re doing this by using behavior science to help people change their habits, improve their health and reduce their risk of chronic disease, all within a complex web of healthcare regulation and law. Here’s an overview of the program.We’re looking for an intern to help us better provide for our participants and stay aligned with our contractual and legal responsibilities. The Legal Intern will be exposed to a variety of areas of health care, commercial and privacy law, with a primary focus on assisting the legal department with reviewing and cataloging Omada’s commercial contracts.  This paid internship will provide you with close-up experience with the legal department of a digital healthcare company widely viewed as a pioneer in the healthcare industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain practical in-house experience that will leave you better equipped to compete in today’s challenging legal environment. We are looking to hire someone as soon as possible and the weekly schedule is flexible.


The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium; San Francisco, CA
Summer Internship (See details below)
The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition is seeking a summer intern.  The Source is an independent, nonprofit initiative of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy that serves as a multi-disciplinary resource for information and analysis about healthcare price and competition.

The intern will be responsible for reviewing various legal happenings in this area, including litigation, regulation, and legislation at both federal and state levels. The intern will have the opportunity to write legal and policy research memoranda to be published on The Source. The intern will also be responsible for tracking news, reports, and multidisciplinary scholarship on issues of healthcare costs and market competition. Areas of focus include antitrust law, price transparency initiatives, pharmaceutical regulations, and heath policy reform efforts.

The intern should have excellent legal writing and research abilities, familiarity with Westlaw/LexisNexis, and an interest in health law. Experience with blogging/web administration is a plus. This position pays standard Hastings Research Assistant rates and will last for between eight and ten weeks, with flexible start and end dates.  There is also the potential for the position to be extended to a Research Assistant position during the fall.

To apply, please send a resume, grade sheet, writing sample, and list of references to Professor Jaime King (kingja@uchastings.edu). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.


If/When/How; Oakland, CA
Summer Internship
"If/When/How's office is such a revitalizing and validating place to be after the first year of law school. I feel like I learned so much more about the missing parts of a legal education — about race, privilege, and about the world of reproductive justice." - Sarah S., 2017 Summer Legal InternIf/When/How is looking for law students who want to spend 10 paid weeks in the national office in Oakland, CA learning the lay of the land in the reproductive justice movement!

If/When/How’s summer legal internship program provides learning experiences for law students interested in reproductive rights law and justice policy advocacy, legal education, strategic organizing, coalition work, and/or nonprofit management.

To ensure If/When/How is practicing the values inherent in the RJ framework, the organization is proud to offer two paid summer legal internships. Law students’ financial situations should not determine the work they are able to undertake, particularly if they are passionate about social justice issues and want to utilize their degree to advocate for progressive change.


University of California, Office of the President; Oakland, CA
Compliance Internship
Position assists the ethics and compliance staff in the Office of the President in the performance of various compliance processes and procedures to document and assess effectiveness of the systemwide University of California Ethics and Compliance Program.
To Apply: Send resume with cover letter indicating interest to Linda.Buffett@ucop.edu


American Health Lawyers Association; Washington, D.C.
Diversity Summer Internship

As part of AHLA's initiative to cultivate diversity among attorneys practicing health law, the Association provides opportunities for talented law students of diverse backgrounds so they can learn more about this segment of the legal profession.

The eight-week internship provides interns numerous networking opportunities with leading health care attorneys, attendance at the Association's Annual Meeting where top-notch CLE sessions on the latest in health and life sciences law are offered, and various legal research/writing projects for AHLA's Professional Resources and Public Interest departments.


University of California San Francisco; San Francisco, CA
Legal Internship Program
The Legal Intern (LI) will work under the supervision of ICD staff in the preparation, review, analysis, and negotiation of agreements with assistance from ICD officers (these may include Material Transfer or more advanced agreements depending on LI’s experience). The LI will also research legal questions, manage sensitive communications with sponsor representatives, and provide time sensitive quality customer service to principal investigators and their staff. The LI’s work assignments will provide the student with opportunities to develop basic contract drafting and negotiation skills, learn about issues pertinent to the university-industry collaborative research process, and become familiar with UCSF’s intellectual property policies.

Fellowships

Borchard Center Foundation on Law & Aging
Fellowship in Law & Aging Program
The Borchard Fellowship in Law & Aging offers the opportunity to carry out a project related to law and aging in partnership with a host agency. Up to three fellowships are available to law school graduates interested in, and perhaps already in the early stages of pursuing, an academic and/or professional career in law and aging.A legal services or other non-profit organization involved in law and aging must supervise a fellow’s activities and projects. In addition to the fellow's planned activities and project (unless the fellow's project includes the provision of legal services), the fellow must also provide some pro bono direct legal services to older persons under appropriate supervision.The fellowship is $50,000 and is intended as a full-time position. The twelve month fellowship period runs from July 1 to June 30 for those already admitted to the Bar and from not later than September 1 to August 31 for those who must sit for the Bar exam after law school graduation.Applications are due on April 16, 2018. All fellowship application information and the required online application are available at http://www.borchardcla.org/fellowship-program. For further information, contact Mary Jane Ciccarello, Director, at mjc@borchardcenter.org.


Reproductive Justice Fellowships Program, If/When/How; Atlanta, GA; Oakland, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C
Legal Fellow
Are you a 3L or recent law school graduate who is passionate about reproductive rights and justice? Do you want to gain hands-on policy experience?If/When/How is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Reproductive Justice Fellowships Program (RJFP), which places newly graduated lawyers at nonprofits for a one-year, policy-focused fellowship in reproductive health, rights, and justice work. The RJFP now includes Federal, State, and HIV fellowships, with placement locations in Atlanta, GA; Oakland, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.For more information and instructions for how to apply, download the application here.


Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging; Salt Lake City, UT
Fellowship in Law & Aging Program
The Borchard Fellowship in Law & Aging offers the opportunity to carry out a substantial project related to law and aging in partnership with a host agency. Up to three fellowships are available to law school graduates interested in, and perhaps already in the early stages of pursuing, an academic and/or professional career in law and aging.


Lawyers for America
LfA Fellowship
Placement sites seeking fellows from the current 2L class are:
Criminal sites: Contra Costa DA, Contra Costa PD, Solano County PD
Nonprofits: Center for Biological Diversity and Consumers Union
Other government: Berkeley City Attorney and Contra Costa Superior Court
Applications due in February; interested students can contact Marsha Cohen or Linh Spencer.

 

Other job boards to check out:

Health Care Compliance Association

AHLA Career Center

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