Health Law

Daniel D. Santos, Chair


Number of Members as of June 30, 2017: 673


The FY2017 section budget for the bar year ending June 30: $9,200

Activities & Continuing Legal Education

19th Annual Virginia Health Law Legislative Update – On April, 2017, the section co-sponsored the annual Virginia Health Law Legislative Update with The Virginia Bar Association.  This half-day program featured presentations by representatives from government and private advocacy organizations, including an ethics session by Tom Spahan and moderated by former section chair Jeremy Ball.

National Healthcare Decisions Week – Since 2006, the section has spearheaded an annual, statewide Healthcare Decisions Day to raise public awareness for the need to plan ahead for health care decisions related to end of life care and for medical decision-making.  This year's event was weeklong, beginning on April 16, 2017.

Writing Competition – The section conducted a student writing competition on health law topics among Virginia law schools.  Monetary awards and publication opportunities were granted to the winners. Click the link above for details about the topics and the winners.

Law School Liaisons -- The Section has been establishing contacts at each public and private law school in Virginia to help promote the Section's writing competition and to plan outreach programs.


2017-18 Officers & New Board Members

Officers: Bruce D. Gehle, Chair; Jeffrey D. McMahan, Jr., Vice Chair; Beverly H. Binner, Secretary; and Daniel D. Santos, Immediate Past Chair.

New Board Members: Bradley E. Lerner, Allyson K. Tysinger, and Henry I. Willett III 


Respectfully submitted,

Daniel D. Santos, Chair

Updated: Aug 04, 2017