College of Law > Academics > Centers, Institutes & Initiatives > Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute > Annual Symposium > Agenda
Government healthcare flexibilities in response to the pandemic drastically altered the way telemedicine services are handled and reimbursed. This panel will discuss how the laws governing telemedicine were adopted to fit our socially distant reality and how health providers navigate this evolving landscape.
Moderator: Max Helveston, Associate Professor of Law, DePaul University
Drug therapies and vaccines for new diseases are an important and highly regulated aspect of public health. This panel will illuminate the regulatory and social challenges surrounding treatment, biotechnology and prevention methods in the fight against COVID-19.
Moderator: Josh Sarnoff, Professor of Law, DePaul University
Patients in need of expensive health interventions often face various barriers to accessing the care they need. This panel will discuss the legal, ethical and equity implications related to costly life-saving health treatments.
Moderator: Wendy Epstein, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Jaharis Health Law Institute, DePaul University