Episode 054 - Conversation with BLS Professor Karen Porter.mp3
This podcast features Assistant Professor of Clinical Law Karen Porter talking about Brooklyn Law School's Center for Health, Science, and Public Policy. Professor Porter is its executive director and runs the Health Law Clinic. In this conversation, she discusses the externships at leading public and non-profit organizations in the New York metropolitan that are available through the Center for Health, Science, and Public Policy. These organizations' missions include health care delivery, access to care, public health or broader public policy concerns. She describes how BLS students are exposed to a rigorous curriculum, which provides them with the substantive knowledge and practical skills needed to become excellent lawyers in fields related to health and science. Through the externships, students gain real-world experience, address difficult challenges in law and policy, and make meaningful contributions.