Law and Health Sciences Concentration


University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Type

Other

Location

North America

San Francisco

United States

Location

United States

San Francisco

Type

Other


The Law & Health Sciences Concentration provides students with an opportunity to pursue a focused and integrated course of study on issues at the intersection of law, medicine and science. This Concentration gives students of all backgrounds (including non-scientific backgrounds) knowledge and skills to prepare for the growing number of careers related to health and healthcare, a market which represents 17% of U.S. GDP. As the debate over healthcare reform continues, as new medical technologies raise a host of legal and ethical challenges, and as scientific evidence becomes increasingly pervasive in our courtrooms and in policymaking, the need for lawyers trained to work on interdisciplinary issues is ever-growing. Concentrating in Law & Health Sciences at Hastings offers students a fundamental understanding of the U.S. health care system, a window into clinical care as well as scientific research, and skills for working with professionals in other fields.