Health Governance, Law and Ethics

Summary

Sydney Law School offers one of the nation's leading postgraduate programs in health and medical law. Health law provids wide-ranging interdisciplinary coverage of contemporary legal and social issues in health care. The area would be of particular interest to lawyers with a health/professional liability practice, hospital and other health organization administrators, doctors, nurses and other eligible health professionals. An exciting feature of the Health Law is the opportunity for dialogue between the legal and health professions about legal and ethical issues of relevance to both practice and administration.

Supervisor(s)

Professor Belinda Bennett, Professor Margaret Allars, Emeritus Professor Terry Carney, Associate Professor Kristin Savell, Professor Peter Cashman, Emeritus Professor Reg Graycar, Professor Roger Magnusson

Research Location

Sydney Law School

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Current areas of research include:

  • Government Regulation, Health Policy & Ethics
  • Legal Regulation of New Technologies in Health Care
  • Legal Issues Relating to Reproduction
  • Genetics
  • Globalisation of Health Law
  • Adult Guadianship and Competence
  • Mental Health Law & Policy
  • Ageing & Disability
  • Drugs, Drug Law & Policy
  • Ethics
  • Public Health Law & Governance
  • Health Development
  • Privacy, Confidentiality, & Fair Information Practices
  • HIV/ AIDS and the Law
  • Legal Personhood
  • Law & Sexuality
  • Law & Psychology

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Keywords

Health Law, ethics, health policy, Reproduction, Genetics, mental health, Drugs, HIV/AIDS, Privacy.

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 492

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