Medical Legal Intern
To be eligible, you must be a 3L ascending from summer 2022 or currently enrolled in a graduate law program (LLM, SJD). The summer practicum is full-time (approximately 37.5 hours per week) and can be paid or taken for course credits. AMA does not offer course credits and a paid position. Typically, OGC accepts two interns. The Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”), the legal division of the American Medical Association (“AMA”), is seeking law students from accredited law schools of the American Bar Association to complete an internship at WADA. Articling responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Articling students are paired with a director to complete a three-month project aligned with NMH`s strategic objectives. Graduate trainees interact with the campus leadership team, medical leadership and partners, and are exposed to multiple aspects of health care. The articling provides a valuable opportunity for 2nd year law students to receive experiential training and Northwestern Memorial Hospital to benefit from the service, skills and knowledge that law students can provide. The internship lasts 10-12 weeks and is only planned for the summer semester.
The Legal Intern will participate in a variety of projects and gain valuable information on the functioning of an in-house legal department supporting WADA`s mission. The OGC supports all WADA activities and the Legal Intern faces a variety of legal issues. The articling student reports directly to Melissa Green, Assistant General Counsel. This internship is a practical opportunity for law students to engage in health law and policy, and to work with practicing lawyers to advocate on behalf of consumers. Internal responsibilities may include conducting legal research, writing internal and external calls, providing direct customer service, and creating consumer-focused knowledge of your rights. Where possible, articling students will help represent clients at Medicaid Fair hearings and New York State of Health Marketplace appeals. Send a cover letter, CV and sample writing to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “CSA Legal Internship”. Are you a current law student at J.D., LL.B. Or an equivalent level interested in the intersections of health and law? Each summer, the O`Neill Institute welcomes law students from the United States and around the world for eight-week full-time paid internships. Articling students work under the guidance of leading experts in health law, gain valuable expertise and professional skills, and contribute to excellence.
Previous interns have worked in areas such as health and human rights, noncommunicable diseases, infectious diseases, and comparative health law and policy, such as responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. During their time at the O`Neill Institute, articling students can assist in the preparation of legal opinions, conduct legal research on health issues, attend health law meetings, symposia and symposia, and write blog posts. In addition to the above responsibilities, articling students working at WADA`s Chicago headquarters will also have the opportunity to attend WADA`s annual meeting in June to observe formal House of Representatives procedures and discuss political, governance, social and health issues on a national platform, with a particular focus on how OGC lawyers support the process. To apply, please send the following documents in .pdf form exactly in the order indicated: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts from the law school and (4) a recent handwriting sample reflecting your own work (e.g. a legal memorandum, legal review, or email summary of legal research) to [email protected] with the words “AMA OGC Summer Internship 2022” in the line of object. The application deadline is Friday, February 25, 2022. Applications received after the deadline will be disqualified. The Legal Intern reflects Northwestern Memorial`s mission, vision and values, adheres to the organization`s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, policies and other regulatory and accreditation standards. To be considered for remote work, you must be located in the following states: California, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Maryland, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Washington, DC, and Wisconsin. Use Scan QR Code in WeChat and click ··· divide. Note: This position can be done remotely.