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The Health Law Institute (HLI) is committed to the advancement of health law and policy and the improvement of health care practice and health systems through scholarly analysis, professional education, and public service.


Objective: To foster strong and innovative health law and policy scholarship

  • by cultivating interdisciplinary health law and policy research networks
  • by engaging in principled analysis of both recognized and emerging areas of health law and policy
  • by enabling knowledge transfer


Objective: To advance health law and policy education

  • by designing and implementing education programs for law, medicine, health professions, and dentistry students
  • by providing continuing education opportunities for health professionals and legal practitioners

Public Service

Objective: To serve the public in our areas of expertise

  • by contributing to the societal understanding of health law and policy issues
  • by providing expertise and consulting to organizations in the public sector
  • by engaging in and supporting the policy-making process at local, regional, provincial, national, and international levels