Healthcare Entrepreneurship-Classroom Component

SLN #: 26523
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 029
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Menkhus

Course Description:
Law students interested in health law will be partnered with early-stage Arizona based businesses, to solve problems related to formation, IP issues, compliance and regulatory issues, contracts, leases and licenses. Students will work with in-house counsel or senior leadership in these organizations. Students will learn about and address the challenges encountered while starting an entrepreneurial business. Students attend Professor Menkhus's Innovation Advancement seminar and meet with me in person or by phone weekly.

Students participating in this clinic will work with John Shufeldt, M.D., J.D., a Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law alum and co-founder of NextCare, Inc.

NOTE: This clinic will be divided into two components:
1. two credit hour classroom-based component which will be graded on a numeric or letter scale
2. four credit hour client-focused component which will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

For additional information, contact Dr. John Shufeldt at

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: Yes. Because of administrative considerations and professional obligations to courts and clients, no student pre-registered for a clinical offering shall be allowed to drop the clinic later than one month preceding the first day of classes, or to add the clinic, unless approval is obtained from the Directors of the Clinic and the Clinical Program.
Limited Enrollment Number: 5
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.