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Lauren Pair, the 2018-19 editor-in-chief of the Journal of Health Law and Policy, participates in the 2018 Health Law Scholars Workshop.

Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy

The Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy is published twice a year by the Center for Health Law Studies and a student editorial board. The Journal features articles that provide in-depth analysis of topical and developing issues in health law and policy. One issue each year is devoted to the publication of the proceedings of the Center for Health Law Studies' annual symposium. The second issue is devoted to coverage of emerging issues within health law and policy. Students and faculty at the Center solicit and review articles submitted for publication.

Health Law Student Association

The Saint Louis University Health Law Association (HLA) has been in existence since 1979 and is one of the largest student groups at SLU LAW. Members take part in philanthropic causes and get involved in the school and community to help fulfill the organization's goals. Learn more about HLA.

Professional Skills Competitions

SLU LAW Center for Health Law Studies students can participate in the following competitions:

  • National Health Law Moot Court
  • National Health Law Transactional Competition
  • Health Law Regulatory and Compliance Competition

Grassroots Advocacy

This innovative class, taught in two sections, engages students in the advocacy process. Part one of the class, held in the fall semester, focuses on community engagement advocacy. Students collect stories and give presentations to help educate the public on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and other issues. In its first year, students collected close to 150 stories of ordinary Missourians’ experience with accessing health care. Part two focuses on the legislative/policy side of the grassroots movement, sending students to Jefferson City, Missouri, for lobby days, and providing opportunities to testify at legislative and administrative hearings as well as preparing witnesses to testify.