Semester I: Analyzing Health Law, Strategy, and Economics

10 Credits

Three-day in-person residency in NYC or DC

Courses Designed to Analyze Health Law, Strategy & Economics

Understanding the Legal Environment: US and International Perspectives

An overview of the legal system in the United States. 

This course will provide an overview of the legal system in the United States, including an overview of the US Constitution, federalism, the structure and function of courts, sources of legal authority, and common law methodology. Concurrently, the course also considers the way in which the legal system in other developed countries address some of the same issues faced by the United States, with a focus on modules that might inform future legal or regulatory developments in the U.S.

Healthcare Economics 

Core microeconomic theories and concepts and their application for healthcare organizations.

This course teaches students how to use core microeconomic theories and concepts to develop effective strategies for healthcare organizations and to understand the implications of government healthcare policies.

Integrative Seminar: Equity and Ethics in Healthcare Law and Strategy*

Current and future equity and ethical issues in health law and strategy.

The integrative seminar on equity and ethics in healthcare law and strategy examines current and future equity and ethical issues along the healthcare continuum from which new obligations and business opportunities, and from which competitive advantage may be derived.

Legal Considerations in Business Relationships

An exploration of law governing relationships between constituencies that make up the corporation.

This course examines the laws governing the relationships between the different constituencies that make up the corporation, focusing on the laws governing shareholders, directors, and officers of publicly held corporations.

*Due to COVID-19 and resulting travel restrictions, future in-person residencies may be converted to remote instruction. We will share more information as it becomes available.

Program Overview and Coursework