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Putting Theory Into Practice: Thoughts From The Trenches On Developing A Doctrinally Integrated Semester-In-Practice Program In Health Law And Policy, Michele L. Mekel Jan 2012

Putting Theory Into Practice: Thoughts From The Trenches On Developing A Doctrinally Integrated Semester-In-Practice Program In Health Law And Policy, Michele L. Mekel

Michele L Mekel

With the employment market for attorneys currently in a subpar state, legal employers have the attention of both law students and law schools, and these employers are demanding practice-ready practitioners. In response, law schools are turning increasingly to experiential learning opportunities of various types. For law schools with concentrations, certificate programs, or centers of excellence, experiential learning presents synergies upon which to capitalize in offering students specialized, hands-on training that matches their interests and makes them more attractive employment candidates upon graduation.


The Health Care Quality Improvement Act Of 1986 Meets The Era Of Health Care Reform: Continuing Themes And Common Threads, Michele L. Mekel Dec 2011

The Health Care Quality Improvement Act Of 1986 Meets The Era Of Health Care Reform: Continuing Themes And Common Threads, Michele L. Mekel

Michele L Mekel

The articles the 13th Annual Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University Health Policy Institute symposium issue of The Journal of Legal Medicine plait the cords connecting 1986’s HCQIA and 2011’s PPACA. Such a historically contextual approach to viewing key themes and how they are stitched, over time, into the fabric of the nation’s health law and policy leads to a much more robust understanding not only of where U.S. health law and policy has come from—and why—but also aids in developing informed and integrated health law and policy moving forward.