Health Law Section
Through our Section you will have the opportunity to meet and network with other health law attorneys, as well as have access to many great benefits specific to your area of practice.
The Benefits of Health Law Section Membership Include:
Receive the Section’s newsletter, Health Law Journal features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care.
- Participate on the Section’s private online community, to post requests for guidance and referrals from health law attorneys from across the state.
- Earn CLE and learn at our New York-specific high-quality educational programs and networking events.
- Join a Committee for professional growth opportunities — the Health Law Section has more than a dozen substantive Committees that provide you with the opportunity to learn about very specific practice areas, and work to influence the laws that can affect your practice.
Contact the Health Law Section Liaison
To learn more about this Section, please contact Catherine Carl
Please do not contact the Section liaison with a request for legal advice or an attorney referral. You can instead visit our ‘Public Resources’ or ‘Lawyer Referral Service’ page for this type of request.
Anoush Koroghlian-Scott of Albany is the new chair of the section. A partner in the Health Law Practice Team at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, she has practiced health law in private practice and in-house at various hospitals in the New York State Capital Region.
A 29-year member of the association, Koroghlian-Scott most recently served as chair-elect of the section. She previously chaired the section’s Providers And In-House Counsel In Health Care Committee.
Koroghlian-Scott graduated from Cornell University and Widener University School of Law.
Health Law Journal
The Health Law Journal features peer-reviewed substantive articles relating to the practice of health law on various topics including the Family Health Care Decisions Act, HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics, and long-term care. Also included are regular features on recent cases, legislation and publications, as well as updates on Section activities. Edited by Brendan Parent, Esq. and Benjamin Sundholm, Esq., the Health Law Journal is published by the Health Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.
The Journal is published as a benefit for members of the Health Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
© New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1530-3926 (print) ISSN 1933-8406 (online)
The Health Law Journal encourages article submissions on topics of interest to members of the Section. Writing an article for a NYSBA Section publication is a great way to get your name out in the legal community and advertise your knowledge. Our authors are respected state-wide for their legal expertise in such areas as HIPAA, nursing homes, managed care, mental health, medical ethics and long-term care.
MCLE credit may also be earned for legal-based writing directed to an attorney audience upon application to the CLE Board. NYSBA Guidelines for Obtaining MCLE Credit for Writing as well as a Publication Credit Application are available.
If you have written an article and would like to have it considered for publication in the Health Law Journal, please send it in electronic document format (pdfs are NOT acceptable), along with biographical information to its Editor:
Brendan Parent, Esq.
Email: [email protected]
Health Law Section Reports
Please find attached the Health Law Section COVID-19 Resolutions, as clarified and revised since June 2020. These revised Resolutions will be submitted to the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) House of Delegates (HOD) for review, consideration and formal action on November 7th , 2020.
Also attached is the full Health Law Section COVID-19 Report which was submitted to the HOD for its June 13th meeting. The attached version, revised September 20th, reflects technical corrections. The Health Law Section COVID-19 Report is provided for information and reference, and not for the purposes of consideration by the HOD at its November meeting.
April 3, 2018
Proposed Department of Health Rule by the NYSBA Health Law Section – The proposed rule would revise: 10 NYCRR 58.1.8: Results of tests to be reported only to physicians or other authorized persons. This proposal would revise New York State regulations to allow research laboratories to disclose research findings that arise in an Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved study, and that may be clinically significant, to the health care provider designated by the study subject.
Health Law Section Committee
- Diversity Committee (Health Law)
- E-Health And Information Systems Committee
- Ethics Of Health Care Committee
- Executive Committee (Health Law)
- Health Professionals Committee
- Legislative Committee (Health Law)
- Litigation Committee (Health Law)
- Long-Term Care Committee (Health Law)
- Medical Research And Biotechnology Committee
- Membership Committee (Health Law)
- Payment, Enforcement, And Compliance Committee
- Professional Discipline Committee (Health Law)
- Providers And In-House Counsel In Health Care Committee
- Public Health Committee
- Young Lawyers Committee (Health Law)
Diversity Fellowship Program
The Diversity Summer Fellowship in Health Law was developed in 2011 by the Health Law Section as part of the New York State Bar Association’s Diversity Challenge to develop and execute initiatives to increase the diversity of its membership, leadership and programs and to evaluate the results.