UC San Diego and California Western School of Law Launch Joint MAS Degree ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Thursday, January 29, 2009

UC San Diego and California Western School of Law Launch Joint MAS Degree

UC San Diego and California Western School of Law are set to launch a joint master’s degree in Health Law. The only degree of its kind in the western US, the program will enable graduates to have a thorough understanding regarding the best scientific, ethical, regulatory, and management practices in law and medicine. The purpose of the degree is to establish harmonious solutions in both policy and practice. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at UCSD and Professor of Law at California Western Bryan Liang says, “Graduates with a MAS degree in Health Law will be better able deal with and solve the complicated medical issues that are arising in our global environment. "Coursework will delve into the controversy around issues such as the U.S. drug supply and safety, online pharmacies, medical malpractice, and access to Medicare—everywhere medicine and law interface.”

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