About SHLA

SHLA members are entitled to a variety of benefits, including:

  • Access to membership in the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). SHLA is a student group member of AHLA and receives enhanced benefits for its law student members through this affiliation.
  • Participation in the SHLA mentor-mentee program, which pairs law students with practicing attorneys in the health law field. The mentor-mentee program's primary goal is to give current law students greater exposure to the actual practice of law, thereby deepening and enriching their substantive legal education.
  • Automatic membership upon graduation in the Graduate Health Law Network, a network of Georgia State Law graduates involved in the health law field.
  • Invitations to informal small group discussions with visiting speakers.
  • Eligibility to participate in health-law related competitions.


Members are invited to participate in a variety of activities, ranging from the predominantly professional to the purely social in nature. These activities will include: gatherings with current students and graduates to learn about career or educational opportunities in the health law field; presentations on timely topics of current interest in health care law, policy, and ethics; and other interesting activities relating to health law. Just a few examples of past speaker programs include:

  • Annual Bioethics at the Movies Series
  • Health Law Career Panels  
  • "What is Health Law?" Series
  • Participation in the 3rd Annual National Health Law Regulatory & Compliance Competition
  • "What is Law?" American Health Law Association Mixer

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