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    CLE Focuses on Affordable Care Act, Outcomes and Legal Implications

    As part of its Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Saturday Series, the Duquesne University School of Law presents The Affordable Care Act (ACA): Early Outcomes and Legal Implications on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Room 203 of Hanley Hall on campus.

    This CLE will place the ACA within a historic context of prior healthcare reforms and larger economic trends, as well as expound upon the more significant provisions of the ACA and early data on the outcomes of its implementation.

    Duquesne Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Law Valarie K. Blake is the featured presenter. Previously, Blake served as an ethics senior research associate at the American Medical Association (AMA), where she drafted the AMA's Code of Medical Ethics, the primary guidance for physician professional self-regulation. At the Cleveland Clinic, she served as an advanced bioethics fellow providing bedside ethics consultation, research teaching and service in the areas of law, ethics and professionalism.

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA): Early Outcomes and Legal Implications is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 3 substantive credits. Cost is $90 for this session or $300 for all four sessions of the Sciullo CLE series.

    For more information, visit www.duq.edu/cle, call 412.396.6300 or email cle@duq.edu.

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