The Saint Louis University School of Law's health law program has been named the best in the nation by health law scholars for the 14th year, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings.
The Center for Health Law Studies has been listed as a top program since the rankings were first published.
Established in 1982, SLU LAW's Center for Health Law Studies was one of the first law school programs to focus on the intersection of the health care system and the legal system.
The practice of health care law is complex and fast-paced. Under the direction of nationally renowned faculty and staff, the Center for Health Law Studies understands that educational experiences in health law must exist both in and out of the classroom.
In the classroom, students choose from the broadest range of foundational and specialized health law and policy courses and learn from faculty with more than 200 years of collective health law teaching experience. While earning their J.D., students have the opportunity to earn a concentration in health law. In addition, the Center offers an LL.M. in Health Law Studies for lawyers seeking an in-depth introduction to the practice of health law or those who wish to increase their exposure to new developments in health law.
The Center for Health Law Studies continues to set the standard for excellence in health care law and justice. My colleagues in the Center are leaders in their field, mentoring young scholars and educating our future attorneys.Dean William P. Johnson
Outside of the classroom, students gain significant practical experience working with complex health care regulations through externship placements in St. Louis and through our newly established Health Law Semester in Washington, D.C. For more than 30 years the Center for Health Law Studies has been providing the right combination of education and experience to allow our graduates to succeed.