Tagged: Health Law

The Best Of The Best

Tonight the 87th Academy Awards will take place in Hollywood. At this time last year Matthew McConaughey won an Oscar and I blogged about the best parts of my 2L year at BU Law.  I don’t really have any Oscar predictions for this year, but I would like to reflect on the best parts on my […]

Public Health Law

What is public health? It’s a pretty broad term. It can apply to many things, but mainly deals with government initiatives to improve the health of populations. Preventive services are a large part of public health, from vaccinations to prevent the spread of disease to diet management aimed at preventing obesity. This semester I have […]

Location, Location, Location

It’s common knowledge that how valuable a piece of real estate is depends on where it is. Location is also an important factor when it comes to deciding where to go to law school. One thing I often thought about when I was sending in applications was where I would be living. Considering I would […]

The Rules of Health Law

I’ve had the opportunity to gain a great deal of practical skills during my time in law school.  I took a course on contract drafting, where I learned to review, edit, and write a variety of agreements. I did a health law externship, which allowed me to spend time outside of the school and gain […]

The Externship Experience

This week I completed my externship at Boston Children’s Hospital. When I started at Children’s as part of the Health Law Externship Program, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought that since I was working with Dianne McCarthy, Chief Counsel for Research Affairs, I’d be reviewing consent forms and protocols throughout the semester. It […]