COVID-19 Vaccination Approvals: A Legal and Bioethical Framework

Date: 02/24/22
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM ET

Difficulty: Intermediate

Overview: This webinar will focus on the FDA vaccine approval process, how the practice of medicine permits offlabel uses for FDA-approved products, the challenges operating within the confines of an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), and other life sciences aspects of using pharmaceuticals to quell the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists will also address bioethical considerations regarding vaccines, vaccine mandates, and vaccine trials, including how EUAs may undermine clinical research and data collection.

Speaker Information:

  • Brian Malkin, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Holly Fernandez Lynch, John Russell Dickson, MD Presidential Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania

Continuing Education:

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AHLA is seeking CPE credits for live and on demand webinars. The maximum number of credits available is 1.50.