Symposium 2016

Harvard Negotiation Law

2016 Symposium
Negotiating for Health: The Role of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in Healthcare

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Agenda and Registration Information Below

 ~ Saturday, February 27th, 2016 ~

Austin Hall North, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

9:00 – 9:15 am               Introduction and Welcome
                                        Professor Robert Bordone, Director of the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

9:15 ­– 9:30 am               Remarks
                                        Professor Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School

9:30 – 10:30 am             Balancing Incentives for Innovation with Affordable Drug Prices: Understanding Interests
                                        Jamie Love, Director of Knowledge Ecology International and the U.S. co-chair of the Trans-                                                     Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Intellectual Property Policy Committee
                                        Mark Wu, Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and former Director for                                                                 Intellectual Property in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

                                        Moderated by: Elaine Lin Hering, Consultant at Triad Consulting Group

10:40 – 11:40 am           Mergers & Acquisitions: Unique Challenges for Healthcare Institutions
                                       Michele Garvin, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Boston Children’s Hospital
                                       Brent Henry, Vice President and General  Counsel of Partners HealthCare
                                       Deborah Joelson, Senior Vice President of Strategic Services at Tufts Medical Center
                                       Stephen M. Weiner, Member and Chair of the Health Law Practice Group at Mintz Levin

                                       Moderated by: Jeff Weiss, Founding Partner and Leader of the Alliance Practice and                                                                  Healthcare Group at Vantage Partners

11:50 am – 12:50 pm     Negotiating Resource Allocation in Times of Crisis: The Ebola Case Study
                                       Eric Goralnick, MD, MS, Medical Director of Emergency Preparedness at Brigham                                                                      and Women’s Hospital
                                       Melvin Kohn, MD, Medical Director of Adult Vaccines at Merck
                                       Eric J. McNulty, Director of Research and Professional Programs of the National                                                                          Preparedness Leadership Initiative at the Harvard School of Public Health

                                       Moderated by: Robert Bordone, Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Director of                                              the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

12:50 – 1:20 pm             Lunch

1:20 – 2:20 pm               Navigating Challenges through Collaboration in a Post- Affordable Care Act Environment
                                        Wendy Mariner, Professor of Health Law  at Boston University School of Public Health, Professor                                              of Law at Boston University School of Law, Professor at Boston University School of Medicine
                                        W. Thomas McGough, Jr., Chief Legal Officer of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
                                        Timothy Westmoreland, Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and Counsel to                                                            the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment in the U.S. House of Representatives                                                              from 1979 through 1995 

                                         Moderated by: Amy Lischko, DSc, MSPHAssociate Professor of Public Health and Community                                              Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and formerly the Commissioner of Health Care                                          Finance and Policy and the Director of Health Care Policy under Governor Mitt Romney 

2:30 – 3:10 pm                Keynote Address
                                        Dr. Leonard J. Marcus, Director of the Program for Health Care Negotiation and Conflict                                                       Resolution at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

3:15 – 4:30 pm               Closing Remarks and Reception

More information on panelists and moderators will be coming soon.

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We are honored to be sponsored by:

Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

DOS Grant Fund

DOS Grant Fund

Platinum Sponsor
Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School


Gold Sponsor
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Sullivan and Cromwell

Silver Sponsor
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Triad Consulting Group

Debevoise and Plimpton

Triad Consulting

Bronze Sponsor
The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at
Harvard Law School

Petrie Flom