Other Resources Around the University
Yale Global Health Leadership Institute
In Spring 2009, Yale held its first GHLI conference, “Strategic Problem Solving in Global Health.” The GHLI conference included 25-30 invited ministers of health and top global health leaders from governments, non-governmental organizations, and donor groups to inspire new approaches to health system strengthening. Delegates were selected from countries that have demonstrated exceptional momentum in improving health systems and health outcomes.
Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
The Interdisciplinary Bioethics Center is dedicated to the teaching of ethics and has a strong interest in questions of health policy, cost containment, and justice. They host numerous events, including a study on health policy and law.
Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.
The Information Society Project (ISP) is based at YLS and focuses on how new information technologies affect democracy, development, and civil rights. The ISP houses a Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice, led by a former Supreme Court litigator. It also runs many events of interest to students with a health law focus, taking up cutting-edge issues related to privacy, intellectual property, new technologies, and health.
The Institute for Public Service (ISPS), Yale’s domestic policy school, has an active and engaged Health Policy Group, in which Yale Law faculty participate and in which Yale Law students serve as fellows. ISPS shares the Law School’s mission to be on the frontlines of health policy development and works with the Law School to bring major, real-world policy projects to Yale. Beginning in Fall 2013, ISPS and the Law School will co-host a monthly, university-wide interdisciplinary lunch on current health-related research.
YLS is developing a new partnership with the Yale Cancer Center to study how law can contribute to the Center’s research and treatment missions.
The Healthcare Collective is an umbrella organization that facilitates coordination among the many health-related student groups at Yale’s graduate and professional schools.