University Professor; Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics; Vice Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs, Gould School of Law; Professor of Medicine and Law, Keck School of Medicine; Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics
University of Southern California
Alexander M. Capron, LLB, MA (Hon.) holds the rank of University Professor at the University of Southern California, where he occupies the Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics. In addition, Professor Capron serves as vice dean for faculty and academic affairs at the Gould School of Law, is a professor of medicine and law at the Keck School of Medicine, and is co-director of the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at the University of Southern California. An honors graduate of Swarthmore College and Yale Law School, he previously taught at Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University. He was the executive director of the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research, a congressionally chartered body that, among other things, recommended creation of the Common Rule, and he served as the first director of ethics, trade, human rights, and health law at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. An elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and of the American Law Institute, and a founding fellow of The Hastings Center, Professor Capron has served as president of the International Association of Bioethics, president of the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, and chair of PRIM&R’s Board of Directors. He is member of the AER18 Core Conference Planning Committee.
Thursday, November 15
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM