Thursday, August 23, 2007

Interested in Health Law?

The First Annual Student Health Law Conference and Job Fair.

The American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are co-sponsoring the Taking the Health Law Career Path: Student Conference and Job Fair on Friday, October 19, 2007 in Pittsburgh, PA.

This new outreach program aims to involve law students in the society and to expose students to careers in health law.

Topics covered will include:

* What Do Health Lawyers Do?
* How to contact Prospective Employers - The Logistics of the Health Law Job Search
* Who Does Health Law in the Federal Government, State, County, and Local Government, Trade Associations, Nonprofits, Consulting Firms, Insurance Companies, and Small Firms
* Starting You Own Firm
* Nontraditional Jobs for Health Lawyers
* Telecommuting

Featured Speaker: Donna Gerson, author of Choosing Small, Choosing Smart, Job Search Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market

Other speakers have commited to participate from organizations including:
* University Hospitals Health System (Cleveland)
* University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
* Forum Health
* US Attorneys Office
* PA Dept. of Public Welfare
* PA Dept. of Health
* American Society of Anesthesiologists
* American Psychological Association
* CA Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
* Office of Federal Government Relations, University of Pittsburgh
* UnitedHealth Group
* Blue Cross Blue Shield
* Grane Healthcare, Inc., and Graciano Corp.
* Respironics Corporation
* IntegriGuard, LLC
* Coventry Healthcare
* New York State Technology Enterprise Corp
* Pennsilvania Health Law Project
* Children's National Medical Center
Registration will be $35 per student and will cover materials and meals.

For general information on and to register for the conference, go here.

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