Health Policy Institute | School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University

Health Policy Institute | School of Law | SIU



Health Policy Institute

Since 1999, SIU's School of Law, School of Medicine, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, and Southern Illinois Healthcare have sponsored the annual Health Policy Institute. Attendees hear presentations from national experts and discuss current regulatory and public policy issues in health care.

SIU law students who are interested in health law and policy attend and assist with the Institute each year.

Sixteenth Annual
Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University Health Policy Institute
co-sponored by Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois State Medical Society, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and SIU School of Medicine - Department of Medical Humanities

From Critical Shortage to Critical Mass: 
Addressing the Lack of Donor Organs

Doctor holding image of organs

May 16, 2014

8:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Lesar Law Building, 1150 Douglas Dr., Carbondale IL. Room 108

The option is available to attend via teleconference in Springfield or Chicago:

Springfield Location:  School of Medicine, Dirksen Conference Room, SIU Medical Instructional Facility, 801 N Rutledge Street.

Chicago Location:  ISBA Chicago Regional Office, 20 S. Clark St., Suite 900

If that is your preference, please be sure to select this option when you register.

Online registration now available click here to register


Dean KappelDean Kappel,B.A., M.S.W., President/CEO of Mid-America Transplant Services (MTS)

Organ Donation in the US: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Steve HarveySteve Harvey, JD, lead counsel and owner of Steve Harvey Law LLC

Organ Allocation Meets the Judiciary: Thoughts on the 2013 Lung Allocation Cases

Stuart SweetStuart C. Sweet, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Pediatric Lung Transplant Program W. McKim Marriott Professor of Pediatrics Washington University

Who Goes First? Equity, Utility and Organ Allocation Policy

T. Randolph BeardT. Randolph Beard, PhD, Professor of Economics, Auburn University

Realistic Compensation Systems

Andrew CameronAndrew Cameron, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Liver Transplant program at John Hopkins Hospital

Social Media and Organ Donation: The Facebook Effect


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