Learn to lawyer while serving low-income people facing cancer, changing the way health care is delivered, and advocating for population health.
The HJC is the legal partner in LegalCare at Roswell Park, a medical-legal partnership serving patients of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center who otherwise would not have access to a lawyer.
In addition to functioning as the lead lawyers in a variety of civil legal matters, HJC student attorneys work on the "social determinants of health" - everything that contributes to health status that isn't genetics or biology - in both individual representations and projects aimed at health-enhancing systems change.
Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education and Health Law Initiatives
516 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Oct. 22, 2018 – The ABA Health Law Section’s Breast Cancer Initiatives Interest Group highlights ways that lawyers are helping cancer patients navigate their legal issues and mentions the work being done by the School of Law’s Health Justice Clinic.
Dec. 11, 2017 - Team Approach Highlighted in Dealing With Opioid Epidemic