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Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy

Yale Law School
06511, New Haven (US)
Comensurate with experience
Date posted
Mar 13, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Executive Director will work closely with the center’s Faculty Director, Professor Abbe Gluck and Senior/Deputy Director, to direct all of the center’s work including its daily operations, programing, and the center’s numerous projects and initiatives. The Executive Director will oversee the Center’s budget, hiring and staff personnel matters. The Executive Director will work closely with the Faculty Director as well as administrative staff, research fellows, and visiting and adjunct health faculty direct and manage the center’s scholarly and policy projects, medical legal partnership program, panel discussions and events including large conferences, student fellows program (including students from all Yale University professional schools), alumni engagement, and communications. The Executive Director will serve as a spokesperson and liaison between the center to its many constituencies - students, research collaborators, faculty, alumni, staff, and more.

The center’s work covers all areas of health care law and policy from the opioid crisis, to prison health, gun violence, medical legal partnerships, health equity, digital health, the Affordable Care Act, elder law, palliative care, and more.

 The Executive Director will contribute to the center’s strategic growth and may have opportunities to pursue their own scholarship and clinical or policy projects.

 Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience Required:

Outstanding communication and collaboration skills and ability to maintain important relationships with many constituencies


 Excellent organizational skills

 Ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously and execute on deadlines



 Expertise or knowledge of current topics in health law and policy

 Previous work within a health care setting or collaborating with medical partners is a plus


 J.D. strongly preferred but exceptional candidates without a J.D. but with expertise in health policy will be considered.

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